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Re: HTTP Binding Issues

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 20:37:50 -0500
To: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030212203750.D4095@www.markbaker.ca>

I also wanted to point out issue 64, which was submitted after that
summary was composed;


I believe its implications are relevant to the HTTP binding, the WSDL
binding mechanism, and other application protocol bindings, as I
described last month;


FWIW, its relationship to issue 53 is quite interesting; in order
for WSDL to fully support application protocols, it's not enough
to merely permit an operation to be associated with a "verb", but
what's needed is for the WSDL operation to *be* the verb.



On Tue, Feb 11, 2003 at 04:09:49PM -0800, Jonathan Marsh wrote:
> I took an ACTION to restart discussion on the HTTP binding issues.  Most
> of the issues are about increasing the functionality available in the
> HTTP binding.  Jeffrey did a great job of summarizing the issues and
> proposing dispositions [1] based on the principle of not increasing the
> functionality in the HTTP binding.  His rationale is an obvious lack of
> interest in this functionality by the WG.
> I propose we first address this larger question of what scenarios we
> envision the HTTP binding being used in, and how expressive the binding
> need to be in order to satisfy the needs of those scenarios.  Should we
> increase the expressive power of the HTTP binding?
> I will set aside time at this week's telcon to address this question.
> After we've reached some consensus on that question, the individual
> issues Jeffrey categorizes and proposes resolutions to [1] should
> proceed more quickly.  
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-desc/2002Jun/0102.html

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
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