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RE: SOAPAction Proposal

From: Daniela Florescu <daniela.florescu@propel.com>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2001 14:35:47 -0700
Message-ID: <A59E9E87D8CAD311B005009027AFC5F001BC79DD@exchg01.propel.com>
To: "'Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com'" <Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: marting@develop.com, xml-dist-app@w3.org
> >> One of the comments that has come up re: SOAPAction 
> >> and SOAP services in general is that making multiple 
> >> methods/services available on the same URI (e.g., 
> >> depositMoney, withdrawMoney on http://www.bank.com/service) 
> >> is fundamentally at odds with the Web architecture, 
> >> because all services/resources available on the Web
> >> (including Web Services) should be able to be identified by a
> >> (singular) URI.
> I am sympathetic in principle to this view, but doesn't it 
> force us to:

I am very sympathetic with Mark's point of view. Your concerns
are indeed valid, but there is a significant advantage if we do it
the way Mark suggested.

Dana Florescu
Received on Friday, 4 May 2001 17:36:07 UTC

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