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RE: Assertion on Bindings for Interface that only define faults

From: Jonathan Marsh <jonathan@wso2.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 12:01:36 -0800
To: "'Arthur Ryman'" <ryman@ca.ibm.com>, "'Amelia A Lewis'" <alewis@tibco.com>
Cc: "'Ramkumar Menon'" <ramkumar.menon@gmail.com>, <www-ws-desc@w3.org>, <www-ws-desc-request@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c74af2$c7f790e0$3501a8c0@DELLICIOUS>
Is it always straightforward to determine at WSDL parse time which interface
a binding applies to?  Esp. if the binding is generic?


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Subject: Re: Assertion on Bindings for Interface that only define faults



I agree that it does not make sense to bind an interface that has no

Perhaps we could add a SHOULD assertion. This would map to a Warning in a

Arthur Ryman,
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Amelia A Lewis <alewis@tibco.com> 
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02/07/2007 11:17 AM 


Ramkumar Menon <ramkumar.menon@gmail.com>, www-ws-desc@w3.org 




Re: Assertion on Bindings for Interface that only define faults





--On February 6, 2007 8:13:36 PM -0800 Ramkumar Menon 
<ramkumar.menon@gmail.com> wrote:
> I assume that it does not make sense, and is an error to define a Binding
> component for an Interface Component that defines only Faults. Does this
> call for a new assertion ?

I can see a use case, for a "mix-in" interface.  Perhaps that's stretching 
a point.  In any event, while it may seem pointless, I don't see that it is 
an error.

Amelia A. Lewis
Senior Architect
TIBCO/Extensibility, Inc.
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