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Re: new version of requirements following ARTF telcon of 2003-01-15

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 11:41:30 +0600
Message-ID: <017d01c2c759$15685110$af00a8c0@lankabook2>
To: "Jeffrey Schlimmer" <jeffsch@windows.microsoft.com>, <jones@research.att.com>
Cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

"Jeffrey Schlimmer" <jeffsch@windows.microsoft.com> writes:
> DR18. The specification must define a means to format messages for
> down-level receivers that do not understand the specification.

How can any spec say something about those who don't understand the
spec? I'm confused.

> DR19. The specification must enable efficient allocation of buffers by
> receivers.

I'm again confused; while a statement like "this spec must be
implementable as efficiently as possible" is reasonable (and
motherhood-and-apple-pie IMO), speaking specifically about 
buffer allocation seems rather pointed. 

> DR20. The specification must allow messages to be secured using the
> mechanisms defined in WS-Security.

WS-Security only applies to SOAP envelopes. This requirement would
hence have the effect of precluding MIME/DIME style packaging ..

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