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Re: Issues 12 & 192 (long)

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 16:36:20 +0100 (MET)
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
cc: "Mountain, Highland M" <highland.m.mountain@intel.com>, "'Appleton Pete M'" <PMAppleton@bemis.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0203281633270.735-100000@tarantula.inria.fr>
On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, Mark Baker wrote:

> Let's say I had a HTTP proxy that tracked my purchasing habits for me.
> If a SOAP fault came back on a 200 when I submitted a purchase order,
> my proxy would assume that the purchase was successful when it was not.

It may be valid to say that with one HTTP binding, 2xx will mean that it's
not a fault and the purchase is ok (well in the envelope, you may also
have "modifiers" to the success, like "ok but delayed").
But it can be wrong for another HTTP binding. In any case, your proxy will
know if the P.O is ok only by processing the envelope.

Yves Lafon - W3C
"Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras."
Received on Thursday, 28 March 2002 10:38:07 UTC

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