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Re: Start parameter in MIFFY/MTOM

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 15:32:10 +0100
Message-ID: <4007F5EA.5080803@crf.canon.fr>
To: Jacek Kopecky <jacek.kopecky@systinet.com>
Cc: Herve Ruellan <herve.ruellan@crf.canon.fr>, XMLP Dist App <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

Jacek,

We do have a usecase where we have a background image to print on each 
page, and we want that image to appear first in the serialization.

Jean-Jacques.

Jacek Kopecky wrote:
> Herve,
> 
> I wonder what are the usecases for putting the root part elsewhere than
> the first part (necessitating the use of the start parameter). After
> all, we expect that the SOAP part is relatively small and that is the
> part that contains the instruction on what to do with the incoming
> message (including the attachments, of course).
> 
> I can't imagine (at the moment) an application that would blindly accept
> a potentially large attachment before receiving the part that requires
> mustUnderstand checks, for example. It looks like a very good target of
> denial-of-service attacks.
> 
> Best regards,
> 
>                    Jacek Kopecky
> 
>                    Systinet Corporation
>                    http://www.systinet.com/
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 13:03, Herve Ruellan wrote:
> 
>>Dear all,
>>
>>I would like to make sure that all MIFFY or MTOM implementations 
>>supporting Multipart/Related packages have to support the "Start" parameter.
>> From reading between the lines of the last MIFFY spec [1], I think this 
>>is the case, but I would prefer if it was explicitely said in section 2.1.
>>
>>Best regards,
>>
>>Hervé.
>>
>>[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-dist-app/2004Jan/0023.html.
>>
> 
> 
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