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RE: XP Service URIs

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 10:01:49 -0800
Message-ID: <005701c054ae$4ccb79e0$6701a8c0@redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@akamai.com>, "David E. Cleary" <davec@progress.com>
Cc: "XML Distributed Applications List" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
The first is called an <xp module> which uses XML NS to identify what it
is and what parameters it carries within an <xp message>.

The second is called the <ultimate xp receiver> which indicates where
the message is going.

It is possible to have multiple <xp modules> in the same messsage using the
*same* XML NS identifier. An example is some signature module which is used
multiple times in the same <xp message>. If this is the case, then the module
may need to have a mechanism for separating the two "instances", for example
in order to disambiguate which one failed in the case of an <xp fault>.

Henrik

> They would all be distinct _instances_ of the same service in
> this case.
> Distinguishing the service instance is important in a number of
> applications.
>
> Henrik, are there terms in the glossary that clarify this?
> i.e., XP "service
> as defined by XMLNS" vs. XP "service instance as defined by
> request-URI"?
Received on Wednesday, 22 November 2000 13:02:27 GMT

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