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RE: Issue 189 proposals:

From: <paul.downey@bt.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 21:56:03 +0100
Message-ID: <2B7789AAED12954AAD214AEAC13ACCEF2709DA8C@i2km02-ukbr.domain1.systemhost.net>
To: <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>, <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Sanjiva wrote:

> XPath does not have any such subtletees IIRC!

well, off the top of my head these two trip me up all the time:
- is it /doc/element@attribute or /doc/element/@attribute
- /doc/element[0] is a googly* when you've 20 odd years of C to unlearn :-)

> The real question is would you really dissect an XML element structure in
> such a manner and put some stuff in the path, some as query params and the 
> rest as POST body?

well that's a good question. i've seen existing HTTP services which encode 
information in the endpoint URI for security authentication method, service 
version, etc

> I guess that's what the CR phase is for.

i guess! writing test cases will iron out quite a few wrinkles.


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