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Re: SOAP IANA considerations

From: Christopher Ferris <chris.ferris@sun.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2001 11:07:28 -0500
Message-ID: <3C0F97C0.2090008@sun.com>
To: Mark Baker <mbaker@planetfred.com>
CC: xml-dist-app@w3.org, mnot@mnot.net
There was some discussion, I believe initiated by
Henrik, that we could have SOAPAction replaced by
a (OPTIONAL?) parameter on the application/soap(+xml)
media type MIME header.

If we intend to pursue the SOAPAction HTTP header
registration, I would strongly recommend a separate
ID as it has nothing to do with the media type
registration and is only applicable to HTTP.

My $0.02,


Mark Baker wrote:

> Hi all,
> To close an action item that I took at the f2f, I want to bring the 
> group up to speed on the status concerning SOAP 1.2 IANA considerations.
> We have identified three items requiring registration with IANA;
> - SOAP media type
> - SOAPAction header (*)
> - SOAPAction-negotiation HTTP response code
> (*) there is currently no HTTP header registry at IANA, but we can 
> establish one
> Mark Nottingham has graciously(!!) offered to do much of this work on 
> his own time.  I expect to be writing the bulk of the media type 
> registration section/draft (our current position is that all three items 
> would go in one internet draft), as well as be the WG prime (owning the 
> schedule, etc..).
> MB
> Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
> Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
> http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com
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