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RE: WSDL1.1 bindings for SOAP over FTP!

From: Naresh Agarwal <nagarwal@in.firstrain.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 17:13:27 +0530
Message-ID: <205C5F16CA92F94484F054E94520F4D72BEB32@mail.in.firstrain.com>
To: "Jean-Jacques Moreau" <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Cc: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

Hi Jean-Jacques

thanks for the reply.

Can i use "some extensibility elements" (other than being used by SOAP bindings for WSDL), for 
defining new bindings for SOAP with other protocols (say FTP). 

If yes, i need to get them standardized. Am i right?

thanks,
regards,
Naresh Agarwal

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jean-Jacques Moreau [mailto:moreau@crf.canon.fr]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 9:40 PM
> To: Naresh Agarwal
> Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org
> Subject: Re: WSDL1.1 bindings for SOAP over FTP!
> 
> 
> Hi Naresh,
> 
> Please see below my answers to your questions. I would also 
> like to point out that this WG will be looking at supporting 
> SOAP 1.2. Since SOAP 1.2 has a built-in framework for 
> (easily) supporting other
> protocols, we will likely propagate some of these 
> capabilities into WSDL 1.2, so that your job may become 
> somewhat easier in the future.
> 
> Jean-Jacques.
> 
> Naresh Agarwal wrote:
> 
> > Hi
> > WSDL 1.1 includes a binding for SOAP 1.1 endpoints. It 
> specifies the binding, if SOAP is used along with HTTP.
> > If i wish to use SOAP over FTP, then i need to make certain 
> changes in SOAP bindings of WSDL.
> > I have listed these changes below-
> >
> > 1) "tranport" attribute of 
> <definitions>\<bindings>\<soap:bindings> element need to be 
> changes. It is an URI. Can i use any unique string for this, 
> or i need to get a standard URI from a body like IANA?
> 
> Pick your own, stable URI. Register it if you feel like it 
> and you think there is a lot of interest for your binding. 
> Make others are aware of it and use the same URI.
> 
> > 2)"soapAction" 
> <definitions>\<bindings>\<operation>\<soap:operation> will no 
> more be used.
> 
> soapAction is optional, so no problem here.
> 
> > 3) "location" attribute 
> <definitions>\<service>\<port>\<soap:address> would be a FTP URL
> 
> Yes, anyURI can go here.
> 
> > Am i missing something? Do i need to make any other changes 
> in the WSDL bindings?
> > What is the procedure to get *such* new bindings standardized?
> 
> Probably the first step is to gather enough interest. Asking 
> here like you've just done is perfectly fit.
> 
> > Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> > thanks,
> > regards,
> > Naresh Agarwal
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 3 July 2002 07:26:13 GMT

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