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MustUnderstand Attribute

nitin pokhriyal
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from Ivan note's
If the mustUnderstand attribute is set to “0” and a node operates in the role declared in the role attribute, the node is only required to remove the header block.


if i interpret above statement correctly that means operating node should remove header block if mustunderstand attribute is "0" or removing of header is optional?
Ivan Krizsan
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Hi!
It means that if the SOAP header block is targeted at the node, but the node is not required to understand the header block (mustUnderstand attribute set to zero), then the minimum action required by the node is to remove the header block.
Removing the header block makes sense, since the header block has reached its destination, so to speak.
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nitin pokhriyal
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you are again a life saver.. Thanks you very much.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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