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Re: SOAP Response pattern and our MEPs

From: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
Date: 24 Mar 2003 09:22:26 +0100
To: Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Cc: WS-Description WG <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1048494146.9759.15.camel@krava.in.idoox.com>

Of course, yes. 8-)

But the mapping goes the other way - one doesn't map SOAP MEPs onto WSDL
MEPs; instead WSDL MEPs used by WSDL operations are mapped to SOAP MEPs.
So yes, I also have in mind to allow WSDL request/response operations to
use SOAP Request/response MEP.

Best regards,

                   Jacek Kopecky

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





On Fri, 2003-03-21 at 15:47, Jean-Jacques Moreau wrote:
> Sounds good. I suspect you also have in mind to map the SOAP 
> Request-Response MEP to the WSDL request-response pattern?
> 
> Jean-Jacques.
> 
> Jacek Kopecky wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I'm trying here to start fulfilling my action item on relating the SOAP
> > Response MEP with WSDL MEPs (I think this is what the MEP work has
> > transformed my action item into.)
> > 
> > "The SOAP Response MEP defines a pattern for the exchange of a non-SOAP
> > message acting as a request followed by a SOAP message acting as a
> > response. In the absence of failure in the underlying protocol, this MEP
> > consists of exactly two messages, only one of which is a SOAP message." 
> > [http://www.w3.org/TR/soap12-part2/#soapresmep]
> > 
> > So at the first look, this MEP can be used by operations following the
> > WSDL Request/Response (I think we agreed to add that MEP) pattern.
> > 
> > Let's now look at the primary intended usage of this SOAP MEP - it's an
> > HTTP GET request with a response containing a SOAP Envelope. From this
> > point of view, there is only the target URI and the request message as
> > such is empty. Therefore, in the cases where there are no parameters
> > marshaled in the URI, the SOAP Response MEP could also be used by
> > operations following the output-only WSDL MEP.
> > 
> > I suggest that our SOAP binding support mapping request/response
> > operations onto the SOAP Response MEP (probably using some way of
> > marshaling the request message into the request URI for HTTP GET -
> > I think the URI replacement algorithm should fit here); and I also
> > suggest that our SOAP binding support mapping output-only operations
> > onto the SOAP Response MEP, thus enriching the current capabilities of
> > our SOAP binding. 8-)
> > 
> > Best regards,
> > 
> >                    Jacek Kopecky
> > 
> >                    Senior Architect, Systinet Corporation
> >                    http://www.systinet.com/
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
Received on Monday, 24 March 2003 03:22:36 GMT

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