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Re: On WSDL "operation"

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2003 14:28:57 -0400
To: Jim Webber <jim.webber@arjuna.com>
Cc: WS Description List <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20030917142857.J15635@www.markbaker.ca>

On Wed, Sep 17, 2003 at 04:32:11AM -0400, Jim Webber wrote:
> Mark:
> 
> > If so, then the only application semantics you would need are;
> > 
> > - "submit document", where success means "submitted, thanks", and
> > - "request document"
> 
> Not quite. I didn't go as far as to suggest a transport (as you did with you
> "submitted, thanks" ack), or contrive any specific message exchange
> patterns.

By "submit" I meant "submit to an application", not "submit to a TCP/IP
stack".  It's therefore not a transport action, it's a trans*fer*
action; document transfer, in fact.  Otherwise known as state transfer,
the "ST" in REST.

Mark.
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Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
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