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RE: Request for SOAP one-way MEP

From: <michael.mahan@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2005 21:49:47 -0700
Message-ID: <A5F46F7A688C084782E8C52B76368613A60528@sdebe101.NOE.Nokia.com>
To: <jmarsh@microsoft.com>, <www-ws-cg@w3.org>
Cc: <ylafon@w3.org>, <gdaniels@sonicsoftware.com>

Given the temporal nature of this request, would it be prudent to discuss this prior to 
a fortnight's time, perhaps through email? 

As you know, XMLP considered this work and had requested these task clarifications prior to 
deciding to proceed. Once the requirements set is available; I would like to re-engage XMLP 
members and staff contact to consider the work item, given any current charter constraints. 

Are there any CG technical or process/procedure comments to XMLP proceeding along these lines?

Thx, Mike

-----Original Message-----
From: www-ws-cg-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-cg-request@w3.org]On
Behalf Of ext Jonathan Marsh
Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2005 2:39 PM
To: www-ws-cg@w3.org
Subject: Request for SOAP one-way MEP

Dear WSCG,

The WS Description Working Group would like to request that you
coordinate the development of a SOAP one-way MEP, and the binding of
such a MEP to HTTP.

The WSDL 2.0 Adjuncts spec [1] defines one-way MEPs, yet our SOAP/HTTP
binding does not support such MEPs.  We believe out-of-the-box support
for one-way MEPs is an important use case, given impetus by
WS-Addressing's capability to separate requests and reply in time and
location.  Such interactions are likely to be modeled in WSDL as two
separate one-way operations, yet there is no standard binding of such a
MEP for SOAP over HTTP.
If such a MEP can be delivered prior to the completion of WSDL 2.0, we
would take a dependency on it.  Currently for in-out interactions we
default the binding to the SOAP Request-Response MEP [2].  We would like
to default the binding to the new SOAP One-Way MEP for in-only
interactions.  We don't however feel it is within our current charter to
define such a MEP.

We expect to forward a set of requirements for this MEP, developed in
the Async Task Force, to you shortly.

- Jonathan Marsh
on behalf of the WSDL WG

[1] http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/desc/wsdl20-adjuncts
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