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RE: TAG updates "When to use GET" document

From: Newcomer, Eric <Eric.Newcomer@iona.com>
Date: Wed, 14 May 2003 12:58:16 -0400
Message-ID: <DCF6EF589A22A14F93DFB949FD8C4AB201074529@amereast-ems1.IONAGLOBAL.COM>
To: "Hugo Haas" <hugo@w3.org>, "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Cc: <www-ws-arch@w3.org>

The trouble seems to be within the definition of operations, which in the Web services world tends to be methods or programs, some of which may already exist.  Would this imply a requirement to refactor or retrofit existing programs in order to participate in a Web services environment?


-----Original Message-----
From: Hugo Haas [mailto:hugo@w3.org]
Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2003 4:43 AM
To: Champion, Mike
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Subject: Re: TAG updates "When to use GET" document

* Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com> [2003-05-10 21:44-0400]
> http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/whenToUseGet.html
> This is somewhat relevant to WSA (I believe it was Roger's comments that
> stimulated the revision), but there are only three sentences on Web services
> specifically:
> "6 Ongoing work on GET in Web Services
> Since the first publication of this finding, W3C's XML Protocol Working
> Group has added a GET method to SOAP 1.2 (cf. section 4.1.2 of
> Section 3 of WSDL 1.2 Bindings [WSDL] provides a binding to HTTP GET, which
> makes it possible to respect the principle of using GET for safe operations.
> However, to represent safety in a more straightforward manner, it should be
> a property of operations themselves, not just a feature of bindings."
> Anyone have thoughts on the implications of this document for the WSA
> document, if any?  Anything we want to push back on? 

Since this has been the source of a lot of debates, we should address
this question in our document and refer to the TAG finding IMO. This
could go into section 3.1.

Hugo Haas - W3C
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