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Re: Proposal to set arbitrary HTTP header fields

From: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
Date: 25 Apr 2003 17:06:59 +0200
To: Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Cc: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, WS-Description WG <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1051273286.2791.10.camel@localhost>

Jean-Jacques,

I think I'd like to see what you mean by xsd:array - AFAIK XML Schema
doesn't provide such a type. Can you show (preferably in a simplified
form) what is the type's definition?

Anyhow, for simple static header-value assignment this proposal is OK,
but I agree we might want to put message parts (should this idea
survive) into HTTP headers and this proposal doesn't seem to address
this.

Best regards,

                   Jacek Kopecky

                   Senior Architect
                   Systinet Corporation
                   http://www.systinet.com/


On Thu, 2003-04-10 at 18:15, Jean-Jacques Moreau wrote:
> There was earlier a desire from some members of the WG to be able 
> to set arbitrary HTTP header fields. This proposal replaces my 
> earlier proposal at [1], which we had postponed until we work on 
> features had started.
> 
> HTTP binding:
>   feature
>    http://www.example.org/2003/03/http/header-field
>    property
>     name: 
> http://www.example.org/2003/03/http/header-field/name-value-pair
>     type: xsd:array
> 
> Jean-Jacques.
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-desc/2002Sep/0050.html
> 
> 
> Philippe Le Hegaret wrote:
> > issue: and what about the HTTP headers?
> > 
> > How useful would it be? The accept, accept-ranges, content-type,
> > authorization, cache-control, connection and content-length are already
> > fixed by other means (security, authorization features). accept-language
> > has nothing to do in the WSDL. Do we have an example of an header that
> > needs to be fixed and should not be represented in a more abstract way?
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