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Re: FW: LC Comments: Web Method Feature

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2002 13:36:23 -0400
To: "Williams, Stuart" <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "'xml-dist-app@w3.org'" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20020702133622.D10550@www.markbaker.ca>

Hey Stuart,

On Mon, Jul 01, 2002 at 12:43:40PM +0100, Williams, Stuart wrote:
> IMO it should be possible to use either of the Request-Response or
> SOAP-Response MEPs without knowledge of the Web Method feature and that in
> such circumstances the HTTP Method used should be POST and GET respectively.

IMO, the method and the MEP are a priori orthogonal, so I would consider
it a mistake to attempt to derive one from the other.  If you knew the
protocol you were using, then you could sometimes derive the MEP from
the method, but not the other way around IMO.

Mark Baker, CTO, Idokorro Mobile (formerly Planetfred)
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.               distobj@acm.org
http://www.markbaker.ca        http://www.idokorro.com
Received on Tuesday, 2 July 2002 13:25:39 UTC

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