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Re: Fw: SWAP in XML '98

From: Heather McKelvey <mckelvey@netscape.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Nov 1998 18:58:52 -0800
Message-ID: <364265EB.C266E4EE@netscape.com>
To: Peat <peat@erols.com>
CC: SWAP List <ietf-swap@w3.org>, Alan Kotok <akotok@printing.org>, Edwin Khodabakchian <edwink@netscape.com>
Netscape is willing to SWAP at XML '98 if we are needed.  The presenter would be
Edwin Khodabakchian, our workflow architect.  Please let me know if you would
like us to present.
Thanks,
Heather

Peat wrote:

> Surendra are you looking for someone?
>
> If not, who can cover for Surendra and present their work so far on SWAP?
> Last time this was discussed there were many takers.  Please respond to Alan
> Kotok as well.
>
> Thank you,
>
> - Bruce
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kotok, Alan <AKOTOK@printing.org>
> To: 'peat@erols.com' <peat@erols.com>
> Cc: Harnad, Jane <JHarnad@printing.org>
> Date: Monday, November 02, 1998 10:34 AM
> Subject: FW: SWAP in XML '98
>
> Bruce:
>
> Do you know what is going on here?  Can someone else give the
> presentation?
>
> Alan Kotok
> akotok@gca.org
> 703-519-8173
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Surendra Reddy
> > Sent: Saturday, October 31, 1998 11:35 AM
> > To: Harnad, Jane
> > Subject: Re: SWAP in  XML '98
> >
> > Jane,
> >
> > I may not be able to present for XML '98 on November 17th as
> > I have to attend some other critical appointment on the same
> > day. Apologies if it causes any incovenience. Please give
> > me a call if you need any clarifications at (650) 506 5441.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > Surendra
> >
> >
> >
> > Surendra K Reddy . Data Server Division . Oracle Corporation
> > ph.:+1(650) 506-5441 . fax:+1(650) 506-7228 . cell:+1(650) 867-4757
> > email:skreddy@us.oracle.com  url:
> > http://www-ietf.us.oracle.com(internal)
> >
> > "I was in a warm bed, and suddenly I'm part of a plan"
> > Woody Allen in Shadows and Fog
> >
> > DISCLAIMER:  Statements and opinions stated herein may not be those
> >      of Oracle Corp.
> >
> > On Mon, 19 Oct 1998, Harnad, Jane wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Surenda,
> > >
> > > I am sorry to send this to you so last minute - but I did want to
> > make
> > > sure you had a chance to review.    Please review the following -
> > make
> > > any necessary changes and return it to me asap.  I have to begin the
> > > process of printing the abstract booklet.  Thank you.
> > >
> > >
> > > SWAP: SIMPLE WORKFLOW ACCESS PROTOCOL
> > >
> > >
> > > Surendra Reddy, Senior Manager
> > > Oracle Corp.
> > > skreddy@us.oracle.com
> > >
> > > XML, EDI, Workflows, Document Management Electronic
> > Commerce(Actively
> > > working on using XML in all these areas). Mr. Reddy is also involved
> > in
> > > various IETF working groups -- where XML is being used as protocol
> > > encoding mechanism.  Also, authored various protocol drafts using
> > XML.
> > >
> > >
> > > Abstract
> > >
> > > Simple Workflow Access Protocol (SWAP) provides a facility to
> > integrate
> > > and inter-operate with heterogeneous workflow engines and provides a
> > > mechanism to start a workflow process, monitor it, control it, and
> > be
> > > notified when it is complete. A workflow process is a process
> > instance
> > > that may run for days, months, or even years. It is also the case
> > that
> > > workflow services provide sequencing of other services, and thereby
> > need
> > > a mechanism to start an external generic asynchronous service, and
> > to be
> > > notified when it completes.  The key aspect is that the process
> > instance
> > > is something that one would like to start remotely, and it will take
> > a
> > > long time to run to completion.   The Simple Workflow Access
> > Protocol is
> > > a proposed way to solve this problem by transferring structured
> > > information encoded in XML and encoding all attributes and data
> > > associated with process instances using XML.
Received on Thursday, 5 November 1998 21:58:57 GMT

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