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RE: An analysis of mustUnderstand and related issues

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2001 11:40:03 -0700
Message-ID: <79107D208BA38C45A4E45F62673A434D0297CC36@red-msg-07.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Doug Davis" <dug@us.ibm.com>
Cc: <Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

I liked your proposal about having a routing header much better

  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-dist-app/2001May/0068.html

Henrik Frystyk Nielsen
mailto:henrikn@microsoft.com

>ok, let me try one more time (more directly).  I believe the 
>current spec is broken.  If the consensus of the group is that 
>in the current SOAP spec says that targeted MU headers 
>reaching the ultimate destination should be ignored, then I 
>believe that we have a useless feature.  No client should ever 
>target an MU header because they can not reliably count on it 
>being delivered to the desired actor, nor will they be given 
>any indication that those headers are ignored. Therefore no 
>one should (or will) use it - so I'd like to change this 
>useless feature into a positive one by changing the spec to 
>indicate that they should not be ignored.
Received on Thursday, 17 May 2001 05:12:47 GMT

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