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Re: Is the initial sender a node?

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 13:11:04 -0700
To: Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <20011018131058.A13334@mnot.net>


Perhaps 'handling' would be less confusing than 'processing' in the
first sentence of the definition of node? We have a history of
problems with the meaning of 'processing.


On Thu, Oct 18, 2001 at 10:03:09AM -0400, Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com wrote:
> My preference would be:
> 1.  A SOAP sender is a node.
> 2.  The processing model outlined for chapter 2 in particular applies to
> nodes _receiving_ a message, and therefore not in general to senders.
> 3.  Other mechanisms, such as the binding framework, may come up with
> mechanisms that apply uniformly to all nodes including senders.  This is
> very consistent with the proposal to merge the two levels of state machine,
> I think

Mark Nottingham
Received on Thursday, 18 October 2001 16:11:10 GMT

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