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Re: SOAP UML diagram

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 17:51:37 +0200
To: Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Cc: Martin Chapman <martin.chapman@oracle.com>, www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030612155137.GA1193@w3.org>

Hi Jean-Jacques.

* Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr> [2003-06-12 17:40+0200]
> Hugo, yes this is what the spec now says, the spec used to say AN 
> ultimate receiver. This may be an unfortunate editorial change. 
> Certainly, the intent had always been to allow multicast transports.

Hmmm... so you are saying that a SOAP message should be able to have
more than one ultimate receiver.

My view is that conceptually, there is only one ultimate receiver role
but several SOAP nodes may end up with the message in their hands and
act in this abstract role.

Basically, I don't see any problem with what the spec says as long as
this abstract/role vs. concrete/node separation is clearly made.

Or maybe I didn't get your point.

Hugo Haas - W3C
mailto:hugo@w3.org - http://www.w3.org/People/Hugo/
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