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Reliable Messaging Specifications

Reliability is measured by a system’s ability to deliver messages from point A to point B without error. Figure 2–5 shows the specifications that were implemented to ensure reliable delivery of messages between two web services endpoints.

Figure 2–5 Reliable Messaging Specifications

Diagram of reliable messaging specifications

In addition to the Core XML specifications and supporting standards (Web Services Security and Web Services Policy, which are required building blocks), the reliability feature is implemented using the following specifications: