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Re: Scope of MEP

From: David Hull <dmh@tibco.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2006 17:41:37 -0400
To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
Cc: "xml-dist-app@w3.org" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-id: <44FF4091.2020106@tibco.com>


> Both of those involve a lot of text about multiple messages that is 
> motivated only by multicast.  
That would be the text that doesn't change materially, right?
> If we go unicast, why discuss rewriting at 
> all?  We don't for request/response.  Without multicast, I think we can 
> simply say:
>
> "The SOAP one-way MEP defines a pattern for the transmission of a single 
> SOAP message from a sending SOAP node to a receiving SOAP node."
>   
How then do you handle something like XMPP chat, which is clearly
unicast, and in which both the "to" and the "from" differ between the
sent message and the received message?  This re-writing is exactly the
same for type="chat" (unicast) and type="groupchat" (multicast).

> So, I propose that this one be put on the "depends on multicast" pile.
>   
I put it in the "depends on decoupling" pile.
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