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Re: SOAPAction Proposal

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2001 08:05:40 -0700
To: Rich Salz <rsalz@zolera.com>
Cc: Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com, Doug Davis <dug@us.ibm.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010904080535.A1365@mnot.net>


Many implementations already generate SOAPAction, and some have
specific requirements for it; if they read 'optional', they may just
continue to generate it, leaving us in an interop mess.

If we change it to something that says 'you should have a good reason
to use this', that raises the bar a bit.

On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 10:37:24AM -0400, Rich Salz wrote:
> > but I do think it's presence in the SOAP v1.1 spec gives it
> > special status in our work.  I think users will expect us to give
> > some guidance regarding its use, even if we do so only in a note.
> Absolutely.
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Mark Nottingham
Received on Tuesday, 4 September 2001 11:05:42 UTC

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