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Re: Are gateways SOAP intermediaries?

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Tue, 08 Oct 2002 09:31:51 +0200
Message-ID: <3DA289E7.6050600@crf.canon.fr>
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
CC: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org, Marc Hadley <marc.hadley@sun.com>

Also remember that being a SOAP intermediary is message specific, 
and hence may not be a full time job. A SOAP node may be a SOAP 
intermediary for some messages and the ultimate SOAP receiver for 
other nodes.

In practice, I suspect there will be SOAP nodes though that will 
only and ever be SOAP intermediaries.


Mark Baker wrote:
> Of course, this doesn't prevent people from writing software that is
> both a SOAP message sender and receiver, yet also terminates SOAP
> messages.  It just prevents them from calling it a SOAP intermediary.
Received on Tuesday, 8 October 2002 03:31:38 UTC

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