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Re: SOAPAction Proposal

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2001 16:58:42 -0700
To: Daniela Florescu <daniela.florescu@propel.com>
Cc: "'Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com'" <Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com>, marting@develop.com, xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010504165841.S15958@mnot.net>

Just to clarify, it's not my point of view - I've heard it from a few
people second-hand. I'm sympathetic to it as well, but haven't
thought through the implications yet.

Cheers,



On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 02:35:47PM -0700, Daniela Florescu wrote:
> > >> 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
>  

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Mark Nottingham
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