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From "Frank W. Zammetti" <>
Subject Re: StrutsWebService
Date Wed, 19 Jul 2006 00:18:43 GMT
Clarification: SOAPAction isn't a custom header as far as StrutsWS goes, 
it's part of the SOAP spec... I wanted to mention this because the link 
here actually says SOAPAction is a custom header, but they mean in the 
context of the SOAP spec.  Didn't want to confuse anyone :)


Frank W. Zammetti wrote:
> Michael Jouravlev wrote:
>> Thanks! Just downloaded and looking at it. By the way, it
>> distinguishes SOAP request by checking custom parameter "SOAPAction".
>> I hope that it can accept any SOAP web service, not just
>> Struts-specific ones.
> It's actually not a custom parameter...
> I could link directly to the SOAP spec, but I like you too much to 
> subject you to that :)  Note that the header is not actually used at 
> all, it is only used to distinguish a web service request from a non-web 
> service request.  It can have any value, it doesn't play a role in what 
> Struts Action is executed for instance, or anything like that.
>> There is no copyright message, but the package structure is
>> org.apache.struts.* ;-)
> ...because when I wrote it I was hoping it would be accepted into Struts 
> (and offered it up at one point) and had written it with that in mind. 
> Hehe, didn't realize there wasn't a copyright notice though :)
> Frank

Frank W. Zammetti
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