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From Claus Ibsen <>
Subject Re: exchange pattern in exchange and in endpoint
Date Wed, 22 Feb 2012 10:37:30 GMT
On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 10:03 AM, Babel <> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I'm still working on my component and would like to be sure on that point,
> about the exchange pattern which is part of the exchange and the endpoint:
> the exchange pattern contained in the exchange is use on the whole route?
> on that route, one endpoint may have a different pattern (for example, it
> won't answer even if the exchange's pattern is InOut)?

The MEP is part of the Exchange and can be changed during routing.

The MEP is a flag which tells the producer/processor whether its
InOnly or InOut.
Its not strictly enforced so if the MEP is InOnly, then a processor
can still change the message etc.
Its just a information/hint.

> Thus, may I assume the exchange pattern contained in the endpoint takes
> precedence over the one in the exchange?
> Many thanks for confirmation or not
> Best regards
> Christophe
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