W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > xml-dist-app@w3.org > May 2001

RE: [i95, i22] - Proposal for clarifying use of SOAPAction

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2001 07:36:54 -0700
Message-ID: <79107D208BA38C45A4E45F62673A434D0297CBDF@red-msg-07.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Jake Savin" <jake@userland.com>, "Martin Gudgin" <marting@develop.com>, "Painter, Philip" <Philip.Painter@compaq.com>, "Daniel Barclay" <Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com>
Cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

Hi Jake,

In response to the summary


I pointed out that this is a problematic use of SOAPAction and that it
is a bad idea not to take into account the request URI because it
fundamentally breaks HTTP.

SOAPAction is *not* a replacement for the request-URI and there is
nothing in the description in


That hints at this use. SOAPAction is much more aligned with the content
type in indicating what is *in* the message rather than where it *goes*.

>I recently wrote a note to the SOAPBuilders mailing list which 
>summarized our use of SOAPAction:
Received on Monday, 7 May 2001 10:48:47 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 22:01:13 UTC