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Re: LC Issue 229

From: Marc Hadley <marc.hadley@sun.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2002 16:41:30 +0100
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
To: "Christopher B Ferris" <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Message-Id: <ABA5D1B8-94E4-11D6-AF42-0003937568DC@sun.com>

On Thursday, July 11, 2002, at 04:15 PM, Christopher B Ferris wrote:
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> I'm not sure that I agree. I seem to recall that we made an 
> explicit change
> to
> the current text precisely because we wanted to call out a clear
> distinction
> between the dual interpretations of the intended meaning of the term
> "process".
>
> I agree with your interpretation of what is meant in (i) and (ii) 
> below.
> However,
> the proposed text seems to make it less clear that this is the intended
> interpretation
> because the distinction between SOAP-level processing and 
> application-level
> processing of SOAP header blocks is lost and the only interpreted 
> meaning
> left is application-level processing.
>
But application-level processing is the only interpretation that is 
required since the new text in 2.7.1 (below) deals with the removal 
of all blocks targetted at the node (the SOAP level processing).

Regards,
Marc.
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> Note that Section 2.7.1 contains the following paragraph:
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> "Forwarding intermediaries MUST process the message according to
> the SOAP processing model defined in 2.6 Processing SOAP Messages.
> They MUST also remove from the message all SOAP header blocks
> targeted at themselves, prior to forwarding, regardless of whether
> these header blocks were processed or ignored."
>
> This seems to cover the implications of (i) above nicely.
>
> Regards,
> Marc.
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2000/xp/Group/xmlp-lc-issues.html#x229
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Marc Hadley <marc.hadley@sun.com>
XML Technology Center, Sun Microsystems.
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