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Use cases

From: <john_ibbotson@uk.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 14:11:22 +0000
To: xml-dist-app@w3.org
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Use case 1: Transaction processing
     Use an XP message to initiate a transaction. Header information on the
request may include
          Transaction server id
          Username/password
          Program to be invoked
          Logical Unit of Work information
          Transaction id
     The message body will include transaction application data.
     A response message generated from the request will include a header
containing
          Return code/error information
     A response body including data resulting from the transaction.
     Returned responses may be synchronous or asynchronous wrt tthe calling
application.

Use case 2: Asynchronous messaging
     A response to a request may be asynchronous wrt the calling
application.
     The response must include an identifier which can be used by an
application to match the
     reaponse to its originating request.

John

XML Technology and Messaging,
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Notes Id: John Ibbotson/UK/IBM
email: john_ibbotson@uk.ibm.com
Received on Thursday, 30 November 2000 09:17:30 GMT

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