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Re: SOAP Binding Framework Concerns

From: Marc Hadley <marc.hadley@sun.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 09:18:16 +0100
Message-ID: <3BD91C48.6090102@sun.com>
To: "Mountain, Highland M" <highland.m.mountain@intel.com>
CC: "'Christopher Ferris'" <chris.ferris@sun.com>, Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com, Kumeda <kumeda@atc.yamatake.co.jp>, Marwan Sabbouh <ms@mitre.org>, "Williams, Stuart" <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org, xml-dist-app-request@w3.org
Mountain, Highland M wrote:
> This statement is not clear.  It states:
> 
> 
>>>>The application programmer shouldn't care 
>>>>what the underlying protocol is, only that
>>>>it supports the semantics <=========== shouldn't the "it" in this
>>>>
> sentence be replaced with "the binding to the underlying protocol"
> 
Yes.

>>>>required by the application.
>>>>
> 
> Later, another statement refers to a binding providing the request response
> mep:
> 
> 
>>>>if 
>>>>the application only requires a 
>>>>request-response message exchange pattern 
>>>>then it would work over any binding that 
>>>>supports request-response.
>>>>
> 
> Given this, the statement should read....
> 
> The application programmer shouldn't care 
> what the underlying protocol is, only that
> the binding to the underlying protocol supports the semantics 
> required by the application. e.g. if 
> the application only requires a 
> request-response message exchange pattern 
> then it would work over any binding that 
> supports request-response.
> 
> 
> Marc - Is this what you intended to say?
> 
Exactly, I shall try to be more careful in my choice of language in the 
future ;-)

Marc.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Ferris [mailto:chris.ferris@sun.com]
> Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2001 9:09 AM
> To: Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com
> Cc: Marc Hadley; Kumeda; Marwan Sabbouh; Williams, Stuart;
> xml-dist-app@w3.org; xml-dist-app-request@w3.org
> Subject: Re: SOAP Binding Framework Concerns
> 
> 
> +1
> 
> Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com wrote:
> 
> 
>>Mark Hadley writes:
>>
>>
>>
>>>>The application programmer shouldn't care 
>>>>what the underlying protocol is, only that
>>>>it supports the semantics 
>>>>required by the application. e.g. if 
>>>>the application only requires a 
>>>>request-response message exchange pattern 
>>>>then it would work over any binding that 
>>>>supports request-response.
>>>>
>>>>
>>+1.  Exactly. 
>>
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> 



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Marc Hadley <marc.hadley@sun.com>
XML Technology Centre, Sun Microsystems.
Received on Friday, 26 October 2001 04:20:15 GMT

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