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Re: Static vs. dynamic aspects of a service description (was Re: HTTP properties

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 23:05:46 -0400
To: www-ws-desc@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040430030546.GI8518@markbaker.ca>

On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 12:07:30PM -0700, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> However, there is no defined mechanism for the server to describe 
> acceptable encodings in the request without an extra round trip, which, 
> in POST-heavy uses of Web services, is important to many people.

Good point, and a good explanation of the issue, thanks.

But is that a valid use case for WSDL; to be used to fix problems with
application protocols?  It doesn't sound like such a good idea to me.

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
Received on Thursday, 29 April 2004 23:06:12 UTC

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