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NEW ISSUE: HTTP/HTTPS conflict resolution between policy assertion and WSDL

From: Toufic Boubez <tboubez@layer7tech.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 22:02:13 -0700
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Title - HTTP/HTTPS conflict resolution between policy assertion and WSDL
Description - If the security policy assertion requires the use of HTTPS transport level security and WSDL port address uses HTTP scheme, what is the best practice guidance for requestors?
Target - WS-Policy Attachment 1.5? Primer?
Proposal - Not sure if I have an absolute proposal, but I'll get the ball rolling: I propose that if there is a conflict, that since presumably the policy authors are a better authority as to what policies should exist for a service, whereas the WSDL might have been automatically generated by a tool or a developer, the policy assertion takes precedence.
Toufic Boubez, Ph.D.
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