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RE: WSDL 2: HTTP binding error reason phrase unnecessary

From: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2005 13:48:47 -0700
Message-ID: <37D0366A39A9044286B2783EB4C3C4E849E1A3@RED-MSG-10.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek.kopecky@deri.org>
Cc: <public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org>

Thanks for your comment.  The WS Description Working Group tracked this
as a Last Call comment LC334 [1].  The Working Group agreed to fix the
problem in the manner you suggest, namely, to drop the reason phrase

If we don't hear otherwise within two weeks, we will assume this
satisfies your concern.

[1] http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/desc/5/lc-issues/issues.html#LC334

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-ws-desc-comments-request@w3.org [mailto:public-ws-desc-
> comments-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Jacek Kopecky
> Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2005 12:46 PM
> To: public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org
> Subject: WSDL 2: HTTP binding error reason phrase unnecessary
> Hi all,
> a last call comment on the 2005 last call draft of the adjuncts:
> in our HTTP binding, we have a property {http error reason phrase}
> which
> is IMHO unnecessary. The HTTP reason phrase is purely informative and
> therefore it doesn't make much sense to specify what a service will
> use
> for a particular fault.
> To compare, we don't deal with fault reason in the SOAP binding, and I
> raised a similar issue for WS Addressing (they mandated SOAP fault
> reasons for their faults) and they decided to make their text the
> recommended reason text, not the required one.
> I believe we should drop whttp:reasonPhrase attribute and all the
> corresponding property, {http error reason phrase}, from WSDL 2 HTTP
> binding.
> Best regards,
> Jacek Kopecky
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