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Re: Issue: Should Operations permit alternate and multiple responses

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 06:53:57 -0400
Message-ID: <041001c1ed10$aadc52b0$b63c8640@lankabook2>
To: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
I think this is a slippery slope .. clearly there are many message
exchange patterns in life. WSDL 1.1 picks a few "standard" ones
for direct syntactic support and leaves others upto richer
languages like orchestration languages.

Adding support for multiple and optional outputs can be done with
allowing messages to be defined in terms of messages too. Again,
that's another slippery slope ... where does WSDL end and orchestration


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Prasad Yendluri" <pyendluri@webmethods.com>
To: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, April 15, 2002 9:45 PM
Subject: Issue: Should Operations permit alternate and multiple responses

> We discussed this briefly at the F2F (perhaps) but, I think it would be
> extremely helpful to permit  alternate and multiple responses to a
> request. That is permit multiple output messages in an operation like we
> have multiple faults in an operation. It would then be helpful to make
> them alternate or sequence. That is, do all of them come back or just
> one of them..
> This is perhaps a  suggestion for new functionality..
> Thanks, Prasad
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