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

From: Dick Brooks <dick@8760.com>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2001 15:33:07 -0500
To: "Daniel Barclay" <Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com>
Cc: "Martin Gudgin" <marting@develop.com>, "Jake Savin" <jake@userland.com>, "Painter, Philip" <Philip.Painter@compaq.com>, <frystyk@microsoft.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBIOBLMLCDOHCHIKMGCEGMFNAA.dick@8760.com>
> The value required for SOAPAction would have to be provided in any
> advertisement of a (HTTP-based) SOAP service, right?
>

Yes, one way to do this is through the soapAction attribute in the bindings
section of a WSDL file.
(I really wish the WSDL authors used the same case conventions for
SOAPAction as SOAP 1.1,
perhaps it's not too late to ask for this change to the WSDL spec ;^)


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Barclay [mailto:Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com]
> Sent: Monday, May 07, 2001 2:47 PM
> To: Dick Brooks
> Cc: Martin Gudgin; Jake Savin; Painter, Philip; frystyk@microsoft.com;
> xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [i95, i22] - Proposal for clarifying use of SOAPAction
>
>
> Dick Brooks wrote:
> >
> ...
> > How SOAPAction is used becomes a matter for the implementer
> > to decide, and I believe in many cases this will be relative to the
> > POST request-URI (in the HTTP case).
>
> The value required for SOAPAction would have to be provided in any
> advertisement of a (HTTP-based) SOAP service, right?
>
> (That is, to describe an HTTP-based SOAP RPC service so someone could
> call it, in addition to specifying the URI to which to send an HTTP
> POST request and the namespace and local name of the method-call element,
> one would have to specify the required SOAPAction value, right?)
>
>
> Daniel
> --
> Daniel Barclay
> Digital Focus
> Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com
Received on Monday, 7 May 2001 16:34:48 GMT

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