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Re: Issues to think about in the MOM

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 12:58:15 -0500
To: Ugo Corda <UCorda@SeeBeyond.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20031120125815.B27273@www.markbaker.ca>

Hi Ugo,

On Thu, Nov 20, 2003 at 09:27:52AM -0800, Ugo Corda wrote:
> Mark,
> > > 3a. In effect, is an address that is used by a transport mechanism part 
> > > of the message or not?
> > 
> > Yes, and I believe that holds for both application and transport
> > protocols.  So not only is the URI to which a SOAP envelope is POSTed
> > part of the message, but so are the IP and MAC addresses (at least in
> > the HTTP/TCP/Ethernet case).
> Which address are we talking about? Is it the address of the ultimate receiver? Is it the address of an intermediary as expressed in a SOAP header? Is it the address of an intermediary interposed by a transparent proxy (so that is actually different than the HTTP address itself)?

Yes. 8-)

All addresses impact the meaning of a message.  My point is simply that
not all of them are in the SOAP envelope, and that's OK.

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