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Re: Draft agenda: 24 June TAG teleconference (Arch document, WSA update)

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 12:46:48 +0600
Message-ID: <03b501c21c14$1c8ecf00$02aa7cca@lankabook2>
To: "Paul Prescod" <paul@prescod.net>, <www-tag@w3.org>

"Paul Prescod" <paul@prescod.net> writes:
> > WSDL should (IMO) have a binding to support the HTTP-GET-in/SOAP-out MEP
> > that is being added to SOAP 1.2. In my mind that binding is orthogonal
> > to the existing SOAP binding; do you see it differently?
>
> I see it differently.
>
> It is very important that we not be forced to ues GET-in/SOAP-out or
> GET-in/XML-out or POST/XML-in/XML-out for an *entire service*. Different
> ways of using HTTP are not new protocol bindings. They are part of a
> single logical binding: SOAP over HTTP. GET and POST are part of the
> same protocol, not two different protocols. A WSDL service should
> therefore bind some of its operations to one and some to another, not
> bind ALL to one and then ALL to the other as two different bindings.
>
> If I have a stock buying and selling service, getStockQuote should use
> GET. buyStock should use POST. In the same binding SOAP/HTTP or "pure
> HTTP" binding of the service!

I agree it would be useful to be able to bind to different SOAP MEPs
on a per-operation or per-portType basis rather than just at a
per-service granularity.

Sanjiva.
Received on Tuesday, 25 June 2002 02:47:48 UTC

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