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RE: HTTP binding mismatch and identification missing

From: Asir Vedamuthu <asirv@webmethods.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 08:23:33 -0400
Message-ID: <5B10E50E14A4594EB1B5566B69AD94072EF670@maileast>
To: 'Hugo Haas' <hugo@w3.org>, www-ws-desc@w3.org, David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>


> Does everybody agree before I start making 
> lots of changes in the Part 3?

+1 to these changes. I have the same set of issues in my notes. I did not
post them because I wasn't sure if part 3 was ready for WG review. BTW, when
will part 3 be ready for WG review?

One additional item is,
Component property names: I prefer
{http location} instead of {location}
{http cookies} instead of {cookies}


-----Original Message-----
From: www-ws-desc-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-desc-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Hugo Haas
Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 2004 7:14 AM
To: www-ws-desc@w3.org; David Orchard
Subject: HTTP binding mismatch and identification missing

All, and Dave in particular,

I have found two important issues with regards to the HTTP binding,
but which can both be fixed easily.

First, the HTTP binding doesn't set the {type} property of binding. I
have fixed this already:


Second, I have discovered a fairly big mismatch in the HTTP Binding.
Fortunately, I think it's just an editorial mistake that should be
fixable easily, but involves quite a lot of editing.

The HTTP Syntax Summary shows, among other things:

  <binding name="xs:NCName" interface="xs:QName"? type="xs:anyURI"

However, Indicating an HTTP Binding shows:

  <binding >
    <http:binding methodDefault="xs:string"?
                  defaultTransferCoding="xs:string"? >

which is obviously different.

There is such a mismatch for all the components.

I do believe that the first way (http:PROPERTY attributes) is the way
to go and not the second one (http:COMPONENT elements). It actually
matches what the SOAP binding does:

  <binding  name="xs:NCName" interface="xs:QName"? type="xs:anyURI"
            wsoap:protocol="xs:anyURI" >

Does everybody agree before I start making lots of changes in the
Part 3?

Also, as a final comment, http:authenticationType and
http:authenticationRealm go an endpoint and not service per our May
F2F[1]. I will fix this.

  1. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-desc/2004May/0074.html
Hugo Haas - W3C
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