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Re: SOAP/XML Protocol and filtering, etc.

From: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
Date: Tue, 08 May 2001 09:25:39 -0400
Message-Id: <200105081325.JAA26854@astro.cs.utk.edu>
To: "Dick Brooks" <dick@8760.com>
cc: moore@cs.utk.edu, "Henrik Frystyk Nielsen" <henrikn@microsoft.com>, "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@akamai.com>, ietf@ietf.org, xml-dist-app@w3.org
> >far better for the SOAP-specific message broker to have intimate knowledge
> >of the SOAP-specific payload, than to have the SOAP-specific message broker
> >to have intimate knowledge of the HTTP-specific request header.
> 
> I never said a message broker was SOAP specific. 

a message broker that looks at a SOAPAction header isn't SOAP specific?

> There are message brokers running on HTTP servers that can dispatch 
> processing for EDIINT AS2, GISB EDM, AIAG E-5, ebXML, SOAP and other types.

what you are saying is that there are people out there who do not understand
the value of clean separation of function between layers.  how is that a 
justification for a standards-setting organization to propagate that 
misunderstanding?

Keith
Received on Tuesday, 8 May 2001 09:25:53 GMT

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