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Re: DR051 and DR006: Identification of message

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2000 23:18:19 +0100
Message-ID: <3A2EBB2B.15127A42@crf.canon.fr>
To: Alex Ceponkus <aceponkus@bowstreet.com>
CC: xml-dist-app@w3.org

Alex Ceponkus wrote:

> DR051:
> "A message must have a globally unique identifier."
> DR006:
> "Support uniquely identifying messages as entities, so that correlating
> related message (such as requests and responses) is possible over any
> transport." [...]
> I think that these two requirements are similar enough that the resulting
> requirement will probably encompass them both. [...]
> "An XP message must be able to support a globally unique identifier to
> identify itself."

I disagree. I don't think you need (world-wide) globally unique identifiers
to "correlate" a request and its response, so I would suggest we keep DR006
as is.

As for DR051, I'd be tempted to just drop it, but I'm not sure what the real
intent was. Anyone remembering?

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