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RE: Two comments and a question on the WSDL HTTP Binding Extension

From: Jonathan Marsh <jonathan@wso2.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 12:49:59 -0800
To: "'Eric van der Vlist'" <vdv@dyomedea.com>
Cc: <public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <02c101c75142$dd1041b0$3501a8c0@DELLICIOUS>

Thanks for your comment.  The WS Description Working Group tracked this
issue as a CR053 [1].

The Working Group agreed that an absolute URI should be allowed, and adopted
a number of fixes to allow this to work, including better specifying the
relationship of {address} and {http location}, where {address} is a base URI
against which {http location} can be resolved if necessary.  We also have
added syntax to enable one to specify whether the XML value is to be
%-encoded or not depending on whether your data is trustworthy for use as
path segments (or full URIs) or not [2].

As we're preparing our PR documents, unless you let us know otherwise with
in two weeks, we will assume you agree with the resolution of this issue.

[1] http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/desc/5/cr-issues/issues.html#CR053 
?content-type=text/html;%20charset=utf-8# _http_operation_location_cited_ser

Jonathan Marsh - http://www.wso2.com - http://auburnmarshes.spaces.live.com
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> The second comment I have is that it should be possible to "follow an
> hyperlink" and give an absolute URI in the whttp:location attribute.
> There seems to be no reason why the URIs should follow a predefined
> hierarchical structure and in this blog system example, we could imagine
> a central server powering different domains.
> The first POST could be at  http://van-der-vlist.com/blog/ and the
> server could determine from my credentials a specific (and dynamic)
> domain name for the location of the blog entry
> (http://eric.van-der-vlist.com/blog/2277_Validatting_microformats).
> My understanding of the current WD is that whttp:location="{location}"
> wouldn't work if location was containing an absolute URI.
> Couldn't that behaviour be changed?


> Thanks for your answers.
> Eric
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