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Re: Biztalk entry update needed in XML protocol comparisons

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 8 Jul 2000 15:05:17 -0400
To: Satish Thatte <satisht@MICROSOFT.com>
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org, Andrew Layman <andrewl@MICROSOFT.com>
Message-ID: <20000708150517.E25257@w3.org>
On Mon, Jul 03, 2000 at 09:03:36AM -0700, Satish Thatte wrote:
> Eric,
> 
> Thanks for the update.  There is one further update needed.  The BizTalk row
> says "see SOAP" for facets.  That is only partly accurate.  In addition to
> SOAP facets, BTF2 adds reliable messaging under the "protocol" facet, and
> business process context under the "business process" facet.  The addition
> of attachments does not seem to fit under any facet currently listed --
> although there is a lot of discussion of this currently -- ebXML defines a
> similar approach to attachments. Perhaps we need a new facet:
> 
> Packaging 
> Construction of multi-document messages including non-XML documents as
> attachments.  Usually includes mechanisms for constructing URI references to
> packaged documents.

done

I used your packaging facet verbatim. Thanks for the words.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eric Prud'hommeaux [mailto:eric@w3.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 28, 2000 10:03 AM
> To: Satish Thatte
> Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org; Andrew Layman
> Subject: Re: Biztalk entry update needed in XML protocol comparisons
> 
> 
> On Wed, Jun 28, 2000 at 08:56:06AM -0700, Satish Thatte wrote:
> > A draft
> > (http://msdn.microsoft.com/xml/articles/biztalk/biztalkfwv2draft.asp) of
> the
> > BizTalk Framework 2.0 (BTF2)Specification was released yesterday: .  This
> > necessitates some updates to the description of BizTalk
> > (http://www.w3.org/2000/03/29-XML-protocol-matrix#BizTalk).  Specifically,
> > BTF2 is a SOAP 1.1 extension.  As such it supports everything SOAP 1.1
> does
> 
> done (I said "see SOAP" for the facets).
> 
> > except the RPC usage pattern.  In addition, the BTF2 draft adds
> > 
> > 1. Attachments to SOAP 1.1 messages (binary or otherwise)
> > 2. Simple reliable messaging
> 
> does that fall under routing
> [http://www.w3.org/2000/03/29-XML-protocol-matrix#layers_routing]?
> 
> > 3. Business process context
> 
> done
> 
> > The relationship of BTF2 to namespaces, schemas and DTD is exactly the
> same
> > as SOAP 1.1.
> 
> done
> 
> > The status of the protocol is that it will be finalized by the end of July
> > and will be supported in the BizTalk Server 1.0 beta that will appear at
> > that time.  It will also be in limited deployment by that time.
> > 
> > An example of a minimal BTF2 message:
> > 
> > <SOAP-ENV:Envelope
> >                 xmlns:SOAP-ENV="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/"
> >                 xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/1999/XMLSchema-instance">
> >     <SOAP-ENV:Header>
> >        <dlv:delivery SOAP-ENV:mustUnderstand="1"
> >
> xmlns:dlv="http://schemas.biztalk.org/btf-2-0/delivery"
> >                      xmlns:agr="http://www.trading-agreements.org/types/">
> >            <dlv:to>
> >                <dlv:address xsi:type="agr:department">Book Order
> > Department</dlv:address>           
> >            </dlv:to>
> >            <dlv:from>
> >                <dlv:address xsi:type="agr:organization">Booklovers
> > Anonymous</dlv:address>           
> >            </dlv:from>
> >        </dlv:delivery>
> >        <prop:properties SOAP-ENV:mustUnderstand="1"
> >  
> > xmlns:prop="http://schemas.biztalk.org/btf-2-0/properties">
> >  
> > <prop:identity>uuid:74b9f5d0-33fb-4a81-b02b-5b760641c1d6</prop:identity>
> >            <prop:sentAt>2000-05-14T03:00:00+08:00</prop:sentAt>
> >            <prop:expiresAt>2000-05-15T04:00:00+08:00</prop:expiresAt>
> >  
> > <prop:topic>http://electrocommerce.org/purchase_order/</prop:topic>
> >        </prop:properties>
> >     </SOAP-ENV:Header>
> >     <SOAP-ENV:Body>
> >         <po:PurchaseOrder
> > xmlns:po="http://electrocommerce.org/purchase_order/">
> >             <po:Title>Essential BizTalk</po:Title>
> >         </po:PurchaseOrder>
> >     </SOAP-ENV:Body>
> > </SOAP-ENV:Envelope>
> 
> done
> 
> > I am currently responsible for BTF2, so you should probably replace
> Andrew's
> > name with mine in the row.
> 
> done
> -- 
> -eric
> 
> (eric@w3.org)

-- 
-eric

(eric@w3.org)
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