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Re: [xml-dev] Categories of Web Service messages: data-oriented v

From: "Andrzej Jan Taramina" <andrzej@-------.--->
To: Mark Baker <distobj@---.--->
Date: 2/7/2002 1:56:00 PM
> You can buy CDs with an HTML form using HTTP POST without the word
> "purchase" or "buy" needing to be part of the message.  In other
> words, POST suffices as an intent for that operation.  Why do you
> think that is?

The word "purchase" or "buy" (or the semantic equivalent) is typically 
embedded in the URL the POST is being issued to.  

Seems like a rather silly argument to me.
Andrzej Jan Taramina
Chaeron Corporation: Enterprise System Solutions


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