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Re: W3C standard for (stateful) SOAP conversations?

From: Steve Ross-Talbot <steve@pi4tech.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2006 20:55:56 +0100
Message-Id: <73d2da57bdd20f634152aef17a813e15@pi4tech.com>
Cc: www-ws@w3.org
To: larssont@student.chalmers.se

Try using WS-CDL above the SOAP/WSDL stack.

That should do the trick. Take a look at the W3C Choreography WG home 
page and look for


Steve T

On 5 Jul 2006, at 10:18, 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 19:56:07 UTC

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