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RE: [soapbuilders] question re: namespace hierarchies

From: Dick Brooks <dick@8760.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2001 17:09:54 -0500
To: <frystyk@microsoft.com>, <soapbuilders@yahoogroups.com>
Cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
All the web servers I've used (IIS, Apache, Netscape) provide access to the
HTTP headers and the SOAPAction contents are easily accessible to a CGI,
ISAPI, NSAPI or servlet program. Once a message broker has the SOAPAction
data it can use the information without any further expansion (it's relative
to the Host/HTTP POST URI of the message broker).

Dick Brooks
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: xml-dist-app-request@w3.org [mailto:xml-dist-app-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Frystyk
> Sent: Friday, April 20, 2001 4:35 PM
> To: soapbuilders@yahoogroups.com
> Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Subject: RE: [soapbuilders] question re: namespace hierarchies
> Unfortunately this doesn't work because the relative URI has to be
> expanded before it can be used for anything and the only thing it can be
> expanded against is the request-URI of the HTTP request (in the case of
> HTTP) which would mean that I might have something like
> 	http://henrik.com/some/endpoint/ebxml
> and you might have something like
> 	http://dickbrooks.com/some/other/endpoint/ebxml
> Which clearly are different and so the ebxml spec can say nothing about
> how these identifiers might relate or what they might identify. In other
> words, relative URIs are only useful when taken in context (which at
> some level is true for all URIs btw.)
> Henrik
> >It appears that "ebXML" qualifies as a "relative-path" URI
> >according to the following excerpt from section 5, " Relative
> >URI References", in "Uniform Resource Identifiers (URI):
> >Generic Syntax" [1]:
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