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Re: XP Service URIs

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@akamai.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 14:44:39 -0800
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@microsoft.com>
Cc: rden@loc.gov, XML Distributed Applications List <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20001121144438.A9413@akamai.com>

Hmm. Perhaps then it should be a requirement for the protocol binding to
provide a way to determine the request-URI; if there isn't one inherent, it
must be transferred in the envelope. Modules which need greater confidence
in the URI should specify that it be transferred in the envelope in a
pre-arranged fashion (ideally, once for all modules, not once per module).

On Tue, Nov 21, 2000 at 02:33:56PM -0800, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:
> Ah, I see, you are talking about the request-URI so to speak - I thought
> you meant "service" as in "module".
> It does make a lot of sense to have a header that knows about the XP (or
> SOAP) message path model and can indicate under what conditions to send
> the message to whom etc. However, I don't think it should be required as
> several protocol bindings (most of the *transfer* protocols like HTTP,
> SMTP etc.) have mechanisms for indicating where to send the message.
> Henrik
> > Confused - the service URI will most likely *not* be the XMLNS of the
> > message/modules...

Mark Nottingham, Research Scientist
Akamai Technologies (San Mateo, CA)
Received on Tuesday, 21 November 2000 17:45:12 UTC

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