dave at ast.cam.ac.uk
Wed Jun 14 06:06:29 PDT 2006
Paul Harrison wrote:
> On 14.06.2006, at 13:35, Dave Morris wrote:
>> Or, it could be sent in a separate SOAP message, which would require
>> information about the target service, the endpoint URL and some form
>> of identifier.
>> dime-put (other) +wsdl, endpoint, ident
> This second is a web service in itself - it would need an entire IVOA
> standard to cover it
It would need _a_ specification, not necessarily IVOA.
If a 3rd party Grid project already had one defined, then we might want
to be able to send and receive data from their services too.
> , and what's more I cannot really see a good use case for it.
I don't see a good reason for explicitly excluding it.
One use case would be for an external service (not part of the VOSpace
service itself) that stored sensitive data.
DIME or MTOM with XML signatures would work well for authenticating access.
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