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RE: i0001: EPRs as identifiers (why XML?)

From: <paul.downey@bt.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2004 09:27:06 -0000
Message-ID: <2B7789AAED12954AAD214AEAC13ACCEF2709DDA1@i2km02-ukbr.domain1.systemhost.net>
To: <Jim.Webber@newcastle.ac.uk>, <public-ws-addressing@w3.org>
Jim wrote:

> services exist independent of whether or not there is any 
> WSDL description of them (and in some cases in spite of!).

+1, but as i'm sure you realise that's not the opinion of some here who 
(AIUI) want an EPR to unambiguously point back to a WSDL description.

> Actually while I'm on the subject: why does WSDL keep cropping up 
> in this WG? Addresses and interfaces are chalk and cheese.

well, we are chartered to deliver WSDL 1.1 and WSDL 2.0 bindings ..
 
> The sexy bit of WS-Addressing is that it makes SOAP transport 
> neutral (yay!).
 
yay! let's reinvent the whole 7 layer model in XML in layer 7 :-|
 
Paul

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