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take 2 proposed replacement text for 3.2

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 16:53:53 -0400
To: xml-dist-app-request@w3.org, xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF2D386838.100C57A8-ON852572CA.0072827A-852572CA.0072B5DF@us.ibm.com>
The normative pseudo schema for the Optimized Mime Serialization policy 
assertion is: 

        <mtomp:MTOM wsp:Optional? .../> 

The following describes additional constraints on the pseudo schema listed 


    A policy assertion that specifies that MTOM [MTOM] MUST be used in 
messages sent to the Web service. It also specifies that responses from 
the Web service MUST be optimized using MTOM [MTOM], i.e. that the 
messages must be sent using the application/xop+xml mime type. 


    Per WS-Policy [WS-Policy], this is compact notation for two policy 
alternatives, one with and one without the assertion. This indicates that 
the behavior indicated by the assertion is optional, specifically that 
non-MTOM-encoded exchanges are also supported by the endpoint. 


    This is an extensibility mechanism to allow additional attributes to 
be added to the element. 

The MTOM policy assertion element information item MUST NOT include the 
wsp:Ignorable attribute in its [attributes] property with a value of 


Christopher Ferris
STSM, Software Group Standards Strategy
email: chrisfer@us.ibm.com
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Received on Friday, 27 April 2007 20:54:43 UTC

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