[ogsa-hpcp-wg] Telecon Notes
Steven.Newhouse at microsoft.com
Sun Dec 2 19:20:54 CST 2007
> > 4. Data Staging & Activity Credential Revision
> > * FileStaging element in JSDL optional - we may Fault if present or
> > silently ignore
> The correct "JSDL way" of handling something is to throw a fault (with
> meaning "I don't/won't do that") if a unsupported feature is used.
Yeah. But the JSDL model having xsd:any everywhere makes it tricky for implementers to define what is explicitly out of bounds.
> > * Define a list of minimally supported authentication tokens and
> > protocols that an implementation MUST support (e.g. username/password
> > and ftp, others...)
> I'd be a bit concerned about requiring support for a specific token
> type/protocol. Recommending is OK though, and requiring some mechanism
> for discovery of what is supported would be good.
To get interoperability we need a minimal core supportable set. People can (& will) go beyond that - that's fine.
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