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Re: My take at expressing SOAP HTTP POST binding requests in URI Space

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Sun, 5 May 2002 23:55:56 -0400
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@apache.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020505235556.O3806@www.markbaker.ca>
Hi Roy,

On Sun, May 05, 2002 at 08:19:42PM -0700, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> > Comment; I think that mapping SOAP headers to HTTP headers would be a
> > better idea than mapping them to query parameters in the URI.
> There would be no benefit obtained by moving the essential elements
> of identification from the HTTP request-URI to the HTTP header fields.

SOAP headers do not (typically) serve a role in identifying a resource.

In David's example, the header specified a transaction id.  I don't see
how that is part of identifying a stock quote.  I should be able to
write down the stock quote URI on a napkin without knowing a transaction

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com
Received on Sunday, 5 May 2002 23:48:26 UTC

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