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RE: operation name in responses?

From: Glen Daniels <gdaniels@sonicsoftware.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 11:06:07 -0500
Message-ID: <80A43FC052CE3949A327527DCD5D6B271659FB@MAIL01.bedford.progress.com>
To: "Jacek Kopecky" <jacek.kopecky@systinet.com>, "WS-Description WG" <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

Hi Jacek: 

> I just thought - for the convenience of the service, we 
> require that every operation carry the operation name on the 
> wire (or other means of identifying the operation name). Does 
> this apply to the response messages of request/response MEPs 
> (the out message of in/out, that is); or in fact for all 
> messages in any message exchange pattern? I think it should.
> Whichever way it is, is the spec (or proposal, I don't know 
> where we stand now) clear on this point?

It's a proposal at present, and no we don't specify that the name must
be carried on any messages except the initial one.  I think that's the
important one, and further messages which might correlate to that one
already have implicit needs for somehow making the correlation work...
once that's done the operation is obvious.  We do need to make clear, I
think, that it's the initial message which is important, whether that be
inbound or an outbound.

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