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Re: SOAP 1.2 Evil Feature

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 12:09:20 +0200 (MEST)
To: Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>
cc: XMLP Public <xml-dist-app@w3.org>, WSD Public <www-ws-desc@w3.org>, SOAP@DISCUSS.DEVELOP.COM, www-ws@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.53.0304021201340.29755@tarantula.inria.fr>

On Wed, 2 Apr 2003, Jean-Jacques Moreau wrote:

> The SOAP 1.2 Evil Feature[1] was published last night, April the 1st, 2003.
> The SOAP 1.2 Evil Feature generalizes the WS-Goodness[2] specification,
> so that the Goodness functionality can provided either as SOAP header
> blocks or natively by SOAP protocol bindings.

Hum, this spec needs to be fixed, in the HTTP binding, it shouldn't use
the "evil" parameter of the mime type, but it should force the HTTP stack
to put the "evil" bit on all the ip packets sent for the underlying tcp
connection, according to [3] (strangely published the same day as the SOAP
Version 1.2 Evil feature).

[3] ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3514.txt

> Jean-Jacques Moreau.
> [1] http://www.geocities.com/ijmorrow/soap12-evil-feature.html
> [2] http://www.extreme.indiana.edu/xgws/specs/wsg/ws-goodness.html

Yves Lafon - W3C
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