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Re: GET, conneg, and a media type parameter

From: Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2002 08:50:01 -0700
Message-ID: <3D0F56A9.8B844F1D@prescod.net>
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
CC: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, xml-dist-app@w3.org

Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:
> 
> The accept header field and the use of content negotiation is optional
> in HTTP. A client is free to use it but we can't require it.

SOAP over HTTP is a specialization of HTTP. As such, it will fill in
blanks that HTTP left open. It already requires some things that HTTP
does not (like for instance that the body element be SOAP:Envelope). 

 Paul Prescod
Received on Tuesday, 18 June 2002 11:50:16 GMT

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