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Re: Asynch request/response HTTP binding needed

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2004 06:13:15 +0600
Message-ID: <063a01c3e858$3297ef90$02c8a8c0@watson.ibm.com>
To: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: "Martin Gudgin" <mgudgin@microsoft.com>, "Philippe Le Hegaret" <plh@w3.org>, "David Orchard" <dorchard@bea.com>, "Web Services Description" <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

"Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org> writes:
> Shouldn't #3 be a SOAP request?  That would be more HTTP friendly.
> You'd either need an HTTP extension equivalent to SMTP TURN/ETRN to
> "turn the connection around", or create a tunnel via CONNECT, in order
> to make this a visible interaction to HTTP intermediaries.
> Mark.

It could be, but then the whole pattern would not be a use of
the WSDL request/response MEP bound to the SOAP request/response
MEP being carried over an asynch protocol. 

One can of course do a similar thing with two one-way operations,
but its not the same thing. 

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