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

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 15:58:03 +0100
Message-ID: <3FB39BFB.3050604@crf.canon.fr>
To: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org


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?


[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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