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don't use POST to do GET in examples

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 27 Jun 2002 08:59:43 -0500
To: www-wsa-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1025186384.20726.43.camel@dirk>

I see:

<env:Envelope xmlns:env="http://www.w3.org/2001/09/soap-envelope">
  <env:Body>
    <r:GetLastTradePrice env:encodingStyle="http://www.w3.org/2001/09/soap-encoding"
                            xmlns:r="http://example.org/2001/06/quotes">
      <r:Symbol>DEF</r:Symbol>
    </r:GetLastTradePrice>
  </env:Body>
</env:Envelope>

 -- "Web Services Architecture Usage Scenarios"
	Mon, 24 Jun 2002 12:32:22 GMT
  <http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/arch/2/ws-arch-scenarios-20020619.html>

Please don't give the impression that
"trade a few parameters for some info" requests
should be done with HTTP POST.

cf

4.1.2 Distinguishing Resource Retrievals from other RPCs
http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-soap12-part2-20020626/#RPCResourceRetrieval


-- 
Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Thursday, 27 June 2002 09:59:14 EDT

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