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Re: Issue 169: Propose http method in the operation interface to simplify http binding.

From: Amelia A Lewis <alewis@tibco.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 11:14:15 -0400
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: sanjiva@watson.ibm.com, www-ws-desc@w3.org
Message-id: <20040713111415.3dd93df9.alewis@tibco.com>

On Tue, 13 Jul 2004 07:17:38 -0400
Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 10:05:25AM +0600, Sanjiva Weerawarana wrote:
> > <paul.downey@bt.com> writes:
> > >
> > > same as SOAP "getStockQuote" with an endpoint of
> > > mailto:sanjiva@opensource.lk <mailto:sanjiva@opensource.lk>  - i.e.
> > > it
> > doesn't
> > > make much sense.
> > 
> > Not at all! If SOAP/SMTP binding is in use it makes perfect sense to
> > say "send a SOAP message to that email address." However, there's no
> > GETting or POSTing going on there.
> 
> FWIW, in the abstract, POSTing could be considered to be going on; SMTP
> DATA is nearly semantically identical to HTTP POST.

True.  But mailto: is not an SMTP-specific scheme.

Amy!
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Amelia A. Lewis
Senior Architect
TIBCO/Extensibility, Inc.
alewis@tibco.com
Received on Tuesday, 13 July 2004 11:14:40 GMT

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