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Re: Issue 168 (Which Operation?) / Requirement R114

From: Amelia A Lewis <alewis@tibco.com>
Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2004 11:11:39 -0400
To: paul.downey@bt.com
Cc: hugo@w3.org, dbooth@w3.org, www-ws-desc@w3.org
Message-id: <20040701111139.22297440.alewis@tibco.com>

On Thu, 01 Jul 2004 13:04:11 +0100
paul.downey@bt.com wrote:
> Hugo wrote:
> > Therefore, thinking out loud, I think that we could say in Part 1
> > that, if the GED of operations is not unique, extra information must
> > be used in order to unambiguously identify the operation relating to a
> > message received by a service, by using a feature at the interface
> > operation level. We could even define such a feature, say the
> > Operation Name Specification Feature, which would be an abstract
> > feature: we would not define how it is implemented (in SOAP, HTTP, or
> > any other way), just noting that its use makes the receiver of the
> > message aware of which operation the message is related to.
> So the default for an absent feature (or do i mean property?) would be 
> routing via the GED, but this may be overridden to point to another
> mechanism? 
> Either way the publisher of a service would have to explicitly declare 
> in WSDL the dispatching mechanism being employed.

+1.  This permits the flexibility that was generally lost in earlier

Amelia A. Lewis
Senior Architect
TIBCO/Extensibility, Inc.
Received on Thursday, 1 July 2004 11:12:10 UTC

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