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RE: Issue 140 bogus?

From: Williams, Stuart <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2001 10:39:48 +0100
Message-ID: <5E13A1874524D411A876006008CD059F1926B4@0-mail-1.hpl.hp.com>
To: "'Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com'" <Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com>, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Cc: jacek@idoox.com, "Williams, Stuart" <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org
+1

Stuart

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com [mailto:Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com]
> Sent: 10 October 2001 02:05
> To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen
> Cc: jacek@idoox.com; skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com; xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Issue 140 bogus?
> 
> 
> Henrik Frystyk Nielsen writes:
> 
> >> I would prefer to be formal
> >> about saying *what* it means 
> >> to act in the role of the anonymous actor,
> >> rather than *how* that can be accomplished
> 
> The question, I think, is what can you say about the message path.  Is it 
> possible that it extends beyond the node assuming the anonymous role?  Is 
> it possible that a path like this would emerge:
> 
>         A -> B -> ANON -> C -> ANON -> D
> 
> SOAP 1.1 sure seems to rule that out. It says:
> 
> "Omitting the SOAP actor attribute indicates that the 
> recipient is the 
> ultimate destination of the SOAP message."
> 
> I think that pretty formally boils down to "the message path ends at the 
> node assuming the anonymous role.  There can be no node further along the 
> message path, and there can therefore be no more than one node assuming 
> the anonymous role."  I don't think that's unduly telling the node how to 
> do its job.
> 
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