RE: XML and SOAP constraints? (was RE: WSA constraints)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sanjiva Weerawarana []
> Sent: Monday, September 23, 2002 4:20 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: XML and SOAP constraints? (was RE: WSA constraints)
> BPEL4WS layers on WSDL without assuming specific bindings (SOAP or
> XML for that matter) and provides a composition (choreography) model
> that works just fine. The on-the-wire stuff for BPEL can be 
> anything ..
> and our implementation (on alphaWorks) supports SOAP, Java method
> calls and RMI/IIOP as "on-the-wire" serializations.

> The WS-Desc WG agreed at the last F2F to not preclude non-XML
> bindings. However, we are not planning on doing any non-XML bindings
> on our own.

Thanks for the clarifications. Interesting ... I'd guess that something
along the line of "not preclude non-XML (infoset) definitions and messages,
but not actively support them"  might be a good way forward for us.

> I'm sorry for opening a can of worms.

Not at all!  This issue has been festering for months, and we need to figure
out what to say about it.

Received on Monday, 23 September 2002 16:50:03 UTC