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Input-Only Operation

From: Pae Choi <paechoi@earthlink.net>
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2003 09:20:59 -0500
Message-ID: <000701c2befc$d3854dc0$0b01a8c0@dev1>
To: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

Under the section, "2.3 PortType Description Component", in the
[1] WSDL v1.2 it stated as follows:

"Input-Only Operations: Operations which have only an input message. The
semantics are that when a message is sent to the service, the service
consumes it but does not produce any output message. There MUST NOT be any
fault messages indicated in this case."

Say a client sends a message with the "Input-Only Operation"
mode to a service. And there is a failure during the process at
the service site and the service is not returning the "fault"
message(s) according to the statement in the [1], how can the
client make decisions without having the fault message(s) from
service for the follow-up actions.

Any comments and/or pointers will be apprecated.


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/wsdl12
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