Royalty-free WS-ReliableMessaging republished
by David A. Chappell
WS-ReliableMessaging was republished on Tuesday of this week. The most substantial change was in the legal language, which grants royalty-free rights to implement. The most important technical difference is the relaxing of a restriction that used to require that a recipient keep track of message sequences beyond the receipt of a TerminateSequence message. The recipient is now allowed to disregard any straggling messages that arrive after a sequence has been terminated. For more information -
Sequence protocol forces recipient complexity
I've recently been reading the WS-RM specs and they seem clear and well thought out.