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RE: Proposed resolution to issue 455

From: Martin Gudgin <mgudgin@microsoft.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2004 11:23:46 -0800
Message-ID: <DD35CC66F54D8248B6E04232892B633801524F78@RED-MSG-43.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: <Marc.Hadley@Sun.COM>
Cc: "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek.kopecky@systinet.com>, "XMLP Dist App" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

My understanding of 'none' is that anyone can look at it. But no-one can
remove it.

Specifically targetted blocks ( not 'none' ) can only be looked at by a
node playing that role.

Gudge

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marc.Hadley@Sun.COM [mailto:Marc.Hadley@Sun.COM] 
> Sent: 27 February 2004 21:32
> To: Martin Gudgin
> Cc: Jacek Kopecky; XMLP Dist App
> Subject: Re: Proposed resolution to issue 455
> 
> On Feb 26, 2004, at 2:51 PM, Martin Gudgin wrote:
> >>>
> >>> But surely such a URI would be refer "to the 'none' 
> header block in 
> >>> some way"
> >>>
> >> I was thinking more along the lines of another header block whose 
> >> semantics specifically enable one or more Representation 
> headers. You 
> >> could say that any header that contains a URI that matches 
> the URI of 
> >> the Representation header does that implicitly but the 
> linkage seems 
> >> rather weak. This would also mean that you couldn't 
> support the use 
> >> case in the issue:
> >>
> >>> "If I want to specifically cause two different
> >> representations, of the
> >>> same media type for the same resource, to be sent to A and B 
> >>> respectively, can I safely use multiple representation 
> headers that 
> >>> differ in their soap:roles to do this?  I would think so."
> >>
> >> If both Representation header blocks are in scope how 
> could I target 
> >> them ?
> >
> > In that case surely you would just target rep1 at A and rep2 at B.
> >
> > What's the problem?
> >
> Two different representations of the same resource would have 
> the same URI. If a Representation header block is is scope 
> for URI resolution regardless of whether the node is playing 
> the role it is targeted at (e.g. if its role was 'none') then 
> both Representation headers would show up when you try to 
> resolve. Which do you pick, how do you target ?
> 
> Or are you suggesting that a Representation header block 
> targeted at 'none' is somehow different (wrt to processing 
> semantics) to a Representation header block targeted at some 
> other role the node isn't playing ?
> 
> Marc.
> 
> ---
> Marc Hadley <marc.hadley at sun.com>
> Web Products, Technologies and Standards, Sun Microsystems.
> 
Received on Saturday, 28 February 2004 14:23:55 UTC

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