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Re: request for clarification of SOAP/HTTP binding in SOAP 1.2

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 20:48:42 +0600
Message-ID: <0b3f01c46e68$a94a75e0$2e694109@LANKABOOK>
To: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

I'm not sure how to interpret the deafening silence .. should I 
interpret it as "take it any way I want"??

Sanjiva.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
To: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 7:40 PM
Subject: request for clarification of SOAP/HTTP binding in SOAP 1.2


> 
> Hi Folks,
> 
> The WSDL WG is interested in the possibility of supporting a WSDL 
> binding for SOAP/HTTP that supports asynchronous responses (for WSDL
> in-out MEPs). This note is NOT a formal request from the WS-Desc WG
> but rather a personal one from me as a member of that group.
> 
> I'd like to understand the precise semantics of how a SOAP request-
> response MEP is bound to HTTP in the SOAP/HTTP binding of SOAP 
> 1.2 [1]. Is it the case that [1] states that that the request
> message be sent on the HTTP request message and that the response
> must come on the HTTP response? Alternatively, does that binding
> permit me to send the SOAP request message on one HTTP request-response
> (maybe with the response saying 201 OK for example) and then for
> the originating SOAP node to receive the response by the other node
> doing a 2nd HTTP POST to it? (For which the the originator may HTTP
> respond with 201 OK, for example.)
> 
> Thanks for your views on this!
> 
> Sanjiva.
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/REC-soap12-part2-20030624/#soapinhttp
Received on Tuesday, 20 July 2004 10:49:41 GMT

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