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Re: SOAPAction Proposal

From: Martin Gudgin <marting@develop.com>
Date: Sun, 6 May 2001 22:53:29 +0100
Message-ID: <004101c0d676$fdf60e20$0300a8c0@greyarea>
To: "Williams, Stuart" <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "XML Protocol Comments" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Williams, Stuart" <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: "'Martin Gudgin'" <marting@develop.com>
Cc: "XML Protocol Comments" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2001 4:31 PM
Subject: RE: SOAPAction Proposal

> Hi Martin,
> Just a question really. In a scenario that employs intermediaries, what
> our expectations of the value carried in a SOAPAction header on each hop
> the path?

My expectation is that it would be the same at each hop ( i.e.
intermediaries would not change it ).

> a)  the SOAPAction header to carries the same
>     value on each hop down the path?
>     Either fix or, as you suggest, a value dervied
>     from the uri of the recipient and the
>     fully qualified name of the first
>     child of the body.
> b)  least the uri part of the SOAPAction uriref
>     (before the #) to be based on the URI of
>     the intermediary.
>     The part after the # might be derived as
>     in a) or might be derived from the fully
>     qualified name of some notion of a principal
>     header targetted at that intermediary?
> c)  some other mechanism....

Err, I think I need examples to see where you are going...

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