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Re: WSRF and OWL-S ?

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 10:39:39 +0100
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Cc: public-sws-ig <public-sws-ig@w3.org>
To: David De Roure <dder@ecs.soton.ac.uk>


I surely agree with David about the enthusiasm... but I am disappointed 
by the fact that only this enthusiasm has come!
In particular, it seems like the working group topics Web Architecture 
and REST seem to be just of little interest to the group!

I guess I'll try to follow this up in the Technical Architecture Group 


Le 20 nov. 04, à 01:08, David De Roure a écrit :
> This is a really interesting question!
> I'm not going to try to answer it, just expand on I think why it's
> interesting and important... )
> WSRF is based on the concepts of the Open Grid Services Infrastructure,
> designed to address the requirements of Grid middleware.  It is
> anticipated to represent the convergence of the Web service and Grid
> computing communities.
> There is (some of us believe) a very strong case for the application
> of Semantic Web Services in Grid middleware.  In fact this was a
> subject of a discussion at the IST2004 conference this week in the
> Hague.  This is part of the Semantic Grid vision (www.semanticgrid.org)
> Which therefore begs a question along the lines you ask; i.e. how well
> suited are SWS technologies (OWL-S, WSMO...) to the description of
> Grid services (as in WSRF) - what we might call "Semantic Grid 
> Services".
> Some of the deployments of SWS in grid computing have consisted of
> subsets of OWL-S applied in Web-services based solutions.  I was
> conjecturing earlier this week that there are aspects of WSMO
> which, on the surface at least, suggest it may be well suited to
> some Grid computing scenarios (for example, separation of business
> logic).
> So, as you say, it would be really interesting to know if anyone is
> applying semantic web services to grid services along the lines of 
> In fact it would be interesting to know what people think the issues
> are.
> It should be possible to find some use cases.
> Thanks
> -- Dave
> On Fri, 19 Nov 2004, Paul Libbrecht wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I recently discovered WSRF, the Web-Service Resource Framework
>> 	http://www.globus.org/wsrf/
>> and I have to say that it looks nice.
>> I was wonder wether anyone of you has been working making semantic
>> web-services stateful like this specification makes general
>> web-services stateful.
>> Actually, it may be that these recommendations are orthogonal, but I
>> couldn't be sure of this, yet.
>> paul
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