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Re: [DS17] Rewrite of DS17

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2001 14:24:16 -0500
To: "'xml-dist-app@w3.org'" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20010305142415.F1544@w3.org>
* Jeffrey Kay <jkay@ENGENIA.COM> [2001-02-27 11:29-0500]
> I've been asked to post DS17 rewrites.
[..]
> DS17A -- Message Delivery and Correlation with Proactive Response
> 
> A sender sends a message to a recipient where the recipient does not return
> an immediate response to the message.  The sender does not maintain a
> connection to the recipient after transport of the message because the
> transport protocol timeout is shorter than the required message processing
> time or because the recipient will return the message using a different
> protocol (e.g. message originally sent via HTTP with the result returned via
> SMTP).  The recipient processes the message and proactively returns the
> result to the sender.   The result may return either the anticipated
> response or a failure notification.  Request and reply messages are
> correlated without relying on correlation from the underlying transport
> protocol.
> 
> Example:
[..]

Since there are two examples supplied after the general explanation, I
don't think that the full description in the second sentence is
necessary. I would replace it by this simpler/shorter version:

  The sender does not maintain a connection to the recipient after
  transport of the message.

> DS17B -- Message Delivery and Correlation with Polled Response
> 
> A sender sends a message to a recipient where the recipient does not return
> an immediate response to the message.  The sender does not maintain a
> connection to the recipient after transport of the message because the
> transport protocol timeout is shorter than the required message processing
> time.  The recipient processes the message and holds the result.  The sender
> initiates a request for the result from the recipient, at which point it is
> returned. The result may return either the anticipated response or a failure
> notification.  Request and reply messages are correlated without relying on
> correlation from the underlying transport protocol.
> 
> Example:
[..]

Same comment.

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