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RE: Questions prompted by the publication of WS-ReliableMessaging

From: Ugo Corda <UCorda@SeeBeyond.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 11:58:47 -0800
Message-ID: <EDDE2977F3D216428E903370E3EBDDC9081125@MAIL01.stc.com>
To: <jdart@tibco.com>
Cc: <www-ws-arch@w3.org>

How about working on the OASIS TC to augment the WS-Reliability spec with the necessary additions (you already mention below that a metadata mechanism is on the list of future OASIS TC capabilities), instead of just going a completely separate way?

Ugo

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jon Dart [mailto:jdart@tibco.com]
> Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 11:46 AM
> To: Ugo Corda
> Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Questions prompted by the publication of
> WS-ReliableMessaging
> 
> 
> Ugo Corda wrote:
> > WS-Reliability does not seem to preclude supporting 
> bindings other than HTTP. 
> 
> Indeed. But there are numerous practical obstacles to having 
> it support 
> MOM. I won't list them all, but one crucial difference is that 
> WS-ReliableMessaging uses policy assertions to publish 
> messaging options 
> in the form of shared metadata. In the OASIS spec, there is 
> no metadata 
> (WSDL is a "futures" item), so everything is done in the SOAP 
> headers. 
> What if your messaging system needs to set up reliable 
> delivery options 
> before it can receive a message? Not possible in the present 
> form of the 
> spec.
> 
> --Jon
> 
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