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Re: W3C standard for (stateful) SOAP conversations?

From: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2006 15:34:27 -0400
Message-Id: <C77BAF6C-9B10-40B5-B17C-39FDBA7C6ED0@nokia.com>
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, www-ws@w3.org
To: larssont@student.chalmers.se

The WS-Context draft might be relevant, although I do not know its  
current status.


regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch

On Jul 5, 2006, at 5:18 AM, ext Johan Tibell wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm looking for a SOAP extension that could fulfill the following  
> use case:
> Airlines want to allow customers to book flights online. This is a
> multi-step process and some information needs to be stored on the  
> server
> during the process. Basically I want a conversation id (or something
> similar) associated with several messages so that the server can  
> associate
> this id with some information kept locally.
> Is this already addressed by some current protocol specification?
> Note: I'm rather limited in my selection of protocols (because of
> political reasons), more specifically I can't go with a solution  
> that is
> completely stateless and thus imbeds state information, ala  
> cookies, in
> the messages themselves. Of course if you know of such a solution you
> could still point it out as it would be interesting to me even if I  
> canít
> use it.
> Best regards,
> Johan Tibell
Received on Wednesday, 5 July 2006 19:34:56 UTC

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