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RE: Thoughts on MTOM testing

From: Martin Gudgin <mgudgin@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 09:50:02 -0700
Message-ID: <DD35CC66F54D8248B6E04232892B633802D8B183@RED-MSG-43.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: <paul.downey@bt.com>, <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
Cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: paul.downey@bt.com [mailto:paul.downey@bt.com] 
> Sent: 28 July 2004 16:54
> To: Martin Gudgin; noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
> Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Thoughts on MTOM testing
> 
> We have a strong interest in practical interoperability given
> that's the main, if not the *only* reason to use Web services.
> We've seen little evidence of this happening so far, beyond 
> the soap builders mailing list and the odd 'fest' usually held 
> behind closed doors.

AFAIR we did interop testing for SOAP 1.2 CR...

>  
> We therefore encourage vendors to perform as much *real* 
> interoperability testing as possible, with real product line
> implementations and in whatever fora, but ideally with the results 
> published in public. 

The results for SOAP 1.2 CR are at[1]. I expect we'll produce similar
output for MTOM.

> This especially important if you'd actually 
> like to sell products stamped with the "Web services" label.

I'm not sure how this bears on XOP/MTOM exiting CR.

> 
> FWIW i'm trying to put together some test cases for the WSD
> test pack and will try to incorporate as many tests as the XMLP WG 
> elect to provide combined with WSDL 2.0 descriptions. 

That's cool. If I can help with that, let me know.

Gudge
Received on Wednesday, 28 July 2004 12:50:44 GMT

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