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RE: i028: Implications of the presence of ReplyTo

From: Jim Webber <Jim.Webber@newcastle.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2004 23:20:53 -0000
Message-ID: <37E80E80B681A24B8F768D607373CA800172CF4F@largo.campus.ncl.ac.uk>
To: <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>


> I really believe this would be a mistake. I really want a 
> world where the set of headers is NOT dependant on *how* the 
> message is transmitted ( or how some future message will be 
> transmitted ).

A very large +1. 

If one designs message exchanges in terms of one-way transfers, then
they can be made to work on synchronous transport (sorry MB!) protocols.
The reverse is not true. Keeping headers independent of the underlying
network protocol is, to my mind, the single most important feature of

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