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Re: Multi-Party Binding Scenario

From: Jon Dart <jdart@tibco.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 12:45:10 -0800
Message-ID: <3E80BFD6.40004@tibco.com>
To: "Burdett David" <david.burdett@commerceone.com>
CC: Assaf Arkin <arkin@intalio.com>, "'Ricky Ho'" <riho@cisco.com>, public-ws-chor@w3.org

Small variations such as VAT or no VAT can be dealt with in a single 
order processing system, and commonly are.

OTOH, if the message content varies widely, is the choreography likely 
to be the same? Would I just deploy a single abstract choreography to 
change what industry I am serving? A semiconductor manufacturer, for 
example, is likely to have different order processing rules than a shoe 
manufacturer. More than just the message content differs.


Burdett, David wrote:
> Jon
> What you think is unusual is actually very common and here's the use 
> case ...
> The content of an order document, say, will vary depending on such 
> things as: the industry in which the choreography is being used and 
> country in which the order is being placed. For example in the shoe 
> industry you might want sex, shoe size and color as elements in a line 
> item. On the other hand, in the travel industry you would not and might 
> want flight segment information instead. In Europe you need to include 
> VAT tax information (e.g. registered VAT number) but in the US you would 
> not.
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