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Re: DR 122: Mapping issues

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 2000 21:25:42 +0100 (MET)
To: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
cc: "xml-dist-app@w3.org" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.30.0012062113340.7774-100000@tarantula.inria.fr>
On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Jean-Jacques Moreau wrote:

> Point taken. What about the following (revised) text?
>
>      The XML Protocol WG anticipates that mapping XP onto existing
>      application layer protocols, such as SMTP, may lead to scalability and
>      security problems, or even semantic complications (in particular when
>      the application semantics defined by those protocols interfere with
>      the semantics defined by XP). The WG may thus issue a warning
>      accordingly.

I like this, thanks!

> Isn't this is covered already by the revised DR 121 ?
>
>      The XML Protocol WG recognizes that a number of XML messaging
>      proposals use protocols other than HTTP, for example SMTP or BEEP.
>      Although the WG encourages individuals and organisations to develop
>      such bindings for XP, it will only provide a binding for HTTP
>      initially.
>
> Or would you prefer to add the last sentence from DR 122 at the end of this
> text?
>
>      , unless enough interest is shown by WG members to develop other
>      bindings, and enough time is available for that work.

Well, I like the wording of DR122 about the potential problems, so I'd
rather keep 122 (or make a long 121 by collapsing the two).

-- 
Yves Lafon - W3C / Jigsaw - XML Protocol - HTTP
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