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[getf] Node MUST process? (was: [GETF] okay, here's an updated draft with Henrik's option B)

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2002 09:24:53 +0200
Message-ID: <3CFB19C5.634741BE@crf.canon.fr>
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
CC: "xml-dist-app@w3.org" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>, Christopher Ferris <chris.ferris@sun.com>

Henrik, I'm confused. Aren't we saying elsewhere in the spec things like: "A
SOAP node MUST process all SOAP header blocks targeted at it." ? Isn't this
precisely forcing a SOAP node to process a message? Why should this be
different for MEPs?


Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:

> * We can't force a SOAP node to process a message. However, what we can
> say is that *if* a SOAP message is processed it MUST be processed
> according to the SOAP processing rules. I realize that it is slightly
> different from what GETF talked about this morning but I think we have
> to be careful about how we formulate MUST requirements.
Received on Monday, 3 June 2002 03:26:34 UTC

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