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RE: Marking WSDL operations as "safe", in scope requirement?

From: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2003 11:13:24 -0800
Message-ID: <DF1BAFBC28DF694A823C9A8400E71EA201EF0C51@RED-MSG-30.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Jean-Jacques Moreau" <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>, "David Orchard" <dorchard@bea.com>
Cc: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

Pinging David Orchard again, we're unsure whether to treat this as a new
issue.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ws-desc-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-desc-request@w3.org]
On
> Behalf Of Jean-Jacques Moreau
> Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2003 6:58 AM
> To: David Orchard
> Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Marking WSDL operations as "safe", in scope requirement?
> 
> 
> David,
> 
> This issue was briefly discussed before [3], but did not (yet?) make
it
> into the issues list.
> 
> Are you raising this as a new issue?
> 
> Jean-Jacques.
> 
> [3]
<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-desc/2002Jun/0013.html>
> 
> David Orchard wrote:
> 
> > I haven't been able to tell from the drafts, and my apologies for
that,
> > whether WSDL 2.0 supports marking operations as "safe" or not.  I
think
> this
> > hasn't been addressed yet in the bindings work, but I could be
wrong.
> I
> > don't quite see this as a standalone requirement in [1] though R125
> comes
> > close.  Is there intention to support this as part of the bindings
work?
> >
> > As background, I ask this as this was a suggestion of the TAG in the
TAG
> > issue 7 finding [2].  The extracted text is "However, to represent
> safety in
> > a more straightforward manner, it should be a property of operations
> > themselves, not just a feature of bindings."
> >
> > FWIW, I have also heard some customers want this functionality as
they
> don't
> > have a standardized "ping" message so they want to use a safe
request
> and
> > need a way of knowing.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Dave
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/ws-desc-reqs/
> > [2] http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/whenToUseGet.html
> 
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