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Re: Issue 301: Universal Transport Binding

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 15:09:30 -0400
To: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
Cc: Mike Dierken <mike@dataconcert.com>, XMLP Dist App <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20020906150930.J1676@www.markbaker.ca>

Hi Jacek,

On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 12:39:40PM +0200, Jacek Kopecky wrote:
>  Mike,
>  what I meant by commands in that context was commands in the resource
> representation, because SOAP, as used with HTTP, is transferred as a
> resource representation but, as I wrote in other parts of the quoted
> message, SOAP carries its own commands, at least in the mustUnderstand
> and understood headers.
>  Hope it's more clear,

FWIW, I don't consider mustUnderstand a command, but it does *extend*
existing commands (HTTP methods in this example) in the same way that
"If-*" headers make HTTP requests conditional.

Mark Baker, CTO, Idokorro Mobile (formerly Planetfred)
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.               distobj@acm.org
http://www.markbaker.ca        http://www.idokorro.com
Received on Friday, 6 September 2002 15:10:20 UTC

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