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RE: HTTP Method selection

From: Jonathan Marsh <jonathan@wso2.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 16:08:44 -0800
To: "'Youenn Fablet'" <youenn.fablet@crf.canon.fr>
Cc: <public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org>
Message-ID: <033001c7515e$a0ed4b30$3501a8c0@DELLICIOUS>

Thank you for this comment.  The Working Group this issue as a CR123 [1]. 

The latest editor's draft [2] adds a dependency on the wsdlx:safe extension
to the HTTP binding.

Unless you let us know otherwise within 2 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#CR123

Jonathan Marsh - http://www.wso2.com - http://auburnmarshes.spaces.live.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ws-desc-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-desc-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Youenn Fablet
> Sent: Thursday, December 07, 2006 2:40 AM
> To: www-ws-desc
> Subject: HTTP Method selection
> Reading section 6.3.1 of the latest draft, the presence of the safe
> property may change the selected HTTP method (GET or POST typically).
> If we have operation foo that is marked as safe:
>    - a processor supporting the HTTP binding and the safety extension
> will select the GET method for operation foo
>    - a processor supporting the HTTP binding but not the safety
> extension will select the POST method for operation foo
> This may prevent interoperability.
> To ensure interoperability, the engagement of the HTTP binding extension
> should in fact generally imply the engagement of the safety extension.
> The cost of the safety extension being low, I think it makes sense to
> tighten the link between the safety and HTTP extensions.
>    Youenn
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