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Re: Broken Layering (was Re: What protocols are in scope?)

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2003 12:14:25 -0500
To: Paul Denning <pauld@mitre.org>
Cc: public-sws-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <20031120121425.Z27273@www.markbaker.ca>

I don't know what Geoff had in mind, but I've heard this complaint a
few times in reference to the HTTP binding using HTTP error codes to
communicate SOAP faults.  IMO, that's a feature, not a bug, as one
couldn't use SOAP RESTfully with HTTP without such a relationship
between SOAP and HTTP (i.e. where SOAP is viewed as an HTTP extension,
rather than a layer)

On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 12:45:50PM -0500, Paul Denning wrote:
> At 10:49 AM 2003-11-11, Geoff Arnold wrote:
> >in part because of the
> >broken layering in SOAP/HTTP.
> What are you referring to here?
> What is broken and how would you fix it?
> Paul

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
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