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Re: [DS3] Request-response - revised

From: David Clay <david.clay@oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 15:22:31 -0800
Message-ID: <3A68CC37.C556201@oracle.com>
To: john_ibbotson@uk.ibm.com
CC: xml-dist-app@w3.org
There may be more than one use case here depending on whether the
sender waits for a reponse or not.

The first case could be implemented using request-response in the
underlying protocol, even though the programming paradigm is message oriented.

1 XP Processor.

The second case could be implemented by the sender and receiver reversing
2 XP Processors.  In this case, the sender might require a facility for
the response with with the sent message.

john_ibbotson@uk.ibm.com wrote:

> DS3   Two parties wish to conduct electronic business by the exchange of
> business documents.
>       The sending party packages one or more documents into a request
> message which is then sent to
>       the receiving party. The receiving party then processes the message
> contents and responds to
>       the sending party. Examples of the sending party's documents may be
> purchase order requests,
>       manufacturing information and patient healthcase information.
> Examples of the receiving party's
>       responses may include order confirmations, change control information
> and contractual acknowledgements.
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