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Re: Proposal: Module for checking mustUnderstand headers have been processed

From: <Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com>
Date: Fri, 11 May 2001 08:51:25 -0400
To: "Martin Gudgin" <marting@develop.com>
Cc: "Doug Davis" <dug@us.ibm.com>, "XML Protocol Comments" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <OFA090BBDD.6FDEE639-ON85256A49.00470339@lotus.com>
>> I was only dealing with the ultimate destination case but
>> thinking about it if all actors dealt with it the same way it
>> would give us the ability to have this thing checked at any point
>> in the chain.
>> 
>> The problem is though that without any notion of path it's only
>> the ultimate destination that knows all other actors should have
>> done their stuff. Any actor in the chain would not know if a
>> targetted mustunderstand='1' block had been missed or had not yet
>> reached the intermediary it was targetted at :-(
>> 
>> So, it depends on what we want to do. I would say that for now,
>> actor is not allowed on this header. If we later get some notion
>> of path/ordering maybe we could allow it at that point.
>> 
>> Gudge
>> 

Right, exactly.  I believe it is just this combination of issues for which 
the group gave me a "to do" to hatch at least a partial analysis by end of 
day today.  I'm scrambling and will try to get something together.

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