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Re: On WSDL "operation"

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2003 22:37:16 -0400
To: Umit Yalcinalp <umit.yalcinalp@oracle.com>
Cc: WS Description List <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20030915223716.P4344@www.markbaker.ca>

Hi Umit,

On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 09:59:16PM -0400, Umit Yalcinalp wrote:
> What is meant is that a message exchange does not have to indicate an rpc operation. The value of the encodingStyle attribute will indicate that the message exchange actually has the appropriate encoding for rpc and hence may imply an operation.

How is it implied?  If there's an operation in the message, then isn't
that explicit?  And if there's no operation, how are semantics indicated?
They'd have to be outside the SOAP envelope - but where?

> The point is that the concept represented is more broader than the term "operation" misleadingly implies. 

Sounds good!  I'm unclear on the mechanics though.

Mark.
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