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Re: Collecting issues against WSDL 1.1

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2002 15:48:54 +0200
Message-ID: <3CADAB46.57DB0803@crf.canon.fr>
To: Herve Ruellan <ruellan@crf.canon.fr>
CC: Web Service Description <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Are these two issues not already covered by [1]?

Jean-Jacques.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-desc/2002Mar/0091.html

Herve Ruellan wrote:

> - Issue 4: soap:header
> ----------------------
> _Background_
>  From [3]: "A SOAP header provides a mechanism for extending a SOAP
> message...". A SOAP extension not only needs to define one or more new
> SOAP headers, but also to specify the semantics of the headers and of
> the rules for processing them.
>
> _Issue_
> The soap:header allows defining a new SOAP header block but give no way
> of defining its semantics and processing rules.
>
> _Proposed solution_
> Remove the soap:header element and provide a way for defining which SOAP
> extensions are used (see below).
>
> - Issue 5: SOAP 1.2 extensions
> ------------------------------
> _Background_
> New functionnalities can be added to SOAP 1.2 through the use of
> extensions (see for example [4] or [5]).
>
> _Issue_
> WSDL 1.1 does not provide a way for specifying which extensions may or
> must be used to access a Web Service.
>
> _Proposed solution_
> Create a way to define which SOAP 1.2 extensions are supported by a Web
> Service, to define if their use is mandatory or not and how those
> extensions are used (which options/configurations/features are
> supported...).
Received on Friday, 5 April 2002 08:50:59 GMT

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