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RE: AFTF requirements, pre-2003/01/31 telcon

From: John J. Barton <John_Barton@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 14:01:22 -0800
Message-Id: <5.1.1.6.2.20030203130812.01af0a20@hplex1.hpl.hp.com>
To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
Cc: jones@research.att.com, "Martin Gudgin" <mgudgin@microsoft.com>, "Rich Salz" <rsalz@datapower.com>, "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org

So Martin you want to define a synthetic infoset
(http://www.w3.org/TR/xml-infoset/#intro.synthetic)
for the attachment specification?

At 03:35 PM 2/3/2003 -0500, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com wrote:
>John Barton wrote:
>
> > As far as I can tell what Martin is asking for is what
> > we might call a "manifest".  By manifest I mean an XML
> > representation of the package metadata accessible by
> > SOAP processing code.  At one point we considered this
> > in SwA but decided that it would be better layered
> > separate from the package.  Conceptually the manifest
> > allows a software component to preprocess the message
> > for completeness and security independent of the
> > message semantics in the same way that a shipping
> > manifest works on physical goods.  I believe that the
> > ebXML folks had a manifest.
>
>I'm 90% sure that Gudge wants the attachment data as well as metadata
>integrated into the Envelope infoset model.
>
> > If this isn't what Martin meant, then hit delete now ;-)
>
>Uh...
>
> > John.
>
>Noah
>
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