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Re: WSDL is oriented client?

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@datapower.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2005 08:42:36 -0400 (EDT)
To: tlais <mazentlais@yahoo.fr>
cc: "xml-dist-app@w3.org" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44L0.0508050841260.4740-100000@smtp.datapower.com>

> Supposing a server provides a "TRAVEL RESERVATION" web service. Does the
> server use the WSDL document of the "TRAVEL RESERVATION" service to send
>  and receive SOAP messages? I mean does the server interpret the WSDL
> document of the service provided by the server itself?

It completely depends on the implementation, such as how your server
toolkit (if any) is written.

WSDL defines the "wire contract"; how it's used in actual code
depends on the development environment.


Rich Salz                  Chief Security Architect
DataPower Technology       http://www.datapower.com
XS40 XML Security Gateway  http://www.datapower.com/products/xs40.html
Received on Friday, 5 August 2005 12:42:45 UTC

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