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From Brian De Pradine <>
Subject Re: wsa:MessageID header required?
Date Wed, 08 Oct 2008 12:31:49 GMT
Hi Jarek,

Please see my response below.


Brian DePradine
Web Services Development
IBM Hursley
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If you can't find the time to do it right the first time, where will you 
find the time to do it again?

"Jarek Gawor" <> wrote on 07/10/2008 20:34:50:

> Hey all,
> Looks like Axis2 requires the wsa:MessageID header to be set when
> using the 2005/08 (final) addressing spec (see
> AddressingValidationHandler.checkMessageIDHeader()).

We only check for the header when the operation that is invoked is a 
request-response mep.

> I'm looking at
> the spec and the MessageID header is marked as optional (not sending
> it might cause problems with message correlation on the ReplyTo or
> FaultTo receiver but that's a separate issue).

Message correlation is not a separate issue, as this is precisely why we 
are checking the
message id. It is also stated in the spec that this should be done 
(admittedly not in the
most obvious way). See below.

> Is this a bug or did I
> miss something?
(read the last bullet of point 1.)

> Thanks,
> Jarek
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