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Re: Requirement removed pending use case analysis

From: Anish Karmarkar <Anish.Karmarkar@oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2003 18:13:02 -0700
Message-ID: <3F83649E.80102@oracle.com>
To: Tony Graham <Tony.Graham@Sun.COM>
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org

Tony Graham wrote:
> Brief mention was made in last week's telcon about the editorial note
> in the current SOAP Optimized Attachment Use Cases and Requirements
> document about removed requirements:
>    We have removed requirements having to do with serialization part
>    ordering.  Such requirements may be added pending use case
>    analysis.
> The single removed requirement was:
> R11. The serialization should not specify a particular physical
>      ordering of parts.
>      In particular, this requirement was motivated by a use case in
>      which the primary (SOAP) part was not required to be the first
>      part.
>      Physical order is significant, and there are cases in which
>      control over physical order is important (for example, see R26).
>      The issue here is whether the serialization should be as rigid as
>      SwA in insisting, for example, that the primary SOAP part be the
>      first part.

A side note: SwA actually does not say that the primary SOAP part must 
be the 1st part. It says that the primary SOAP part must be the root 
part. It is allowed to have the root part not be the 1st part, if the 
'start' parameter of the Multipart/related media type is present.

> The proposal to remove the requirement was made and accepted at the
> July 2003 F2F [1].
> Regards,
> Tony Graham
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