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Re: Issue 169: Propose http method in the operation interface to simplify http binding.

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 07:17:38 -0400
To: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040713111737.GQ28869@markbaker.ca>

On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 10:05:25AM +0600, Sanjiva Weerawarana wrote:
> <paul.downey@bt.com> writes:
> >
> > same as SOAP "getStockQuote" with an endpoint of
> > mailto:sanjiva@opensource.lk <mailto:sanjiva@opensource.lk>  - i.e. it
> doesn't
> > make much sense.
> Not at all! If SOAP/SMTP binding is in use it makes perfect sense to
> say "send a SOAP message to that email address." However, there's no
> GETting or POSTing going on there.

FWIW, in the abstract, POSTing could be considered to be going on; SMTP
DATA is nearly semantically identical to HTTP POST.

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

  Seeking work on large scale application/data integration projects
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