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wsa:InvalidAddress: redundancy and wsa:ProblemIRI error

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2005 15:52:15 -0700
To: public-ws-addressing-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050929225215.GD1526@w3.org>
This is an issue against the SOAP binding specification.

wsa:InvalidAddress[1] is used when an [address] property is invalid,
as opposed to having the destination unreachable, which is
to be indicated with wsa:DestinationUnreachable.

My understanding is that it means that wsa:InvalidAddress will occur
when [address] is an invalid property, i.e. that [address] is actually

Interestingly, wsa:InvalidAddress's description reads "[Details] MAY
contain a wsa:ProblemIRI element", and wsa:ProblemIRI's type is
xs:anyURI, so it cannot be used to return the value of [address].

Also, in the spirit of cr2 and eliminating redundant information[2],
the information carried by wsa:ProblemIRI can also be carried by

I propose that wsa:ProblemIRI is removed from wsa:InvalidAddress's



  1. http://www.w3.org/TR/2005/CR-ws-addr-soap-20050817/#id2263023
  2. http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/addr/cr-issues/#cr2
Hugo Haas - W3C
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