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Re: Multi-Party Binding Scenario

From: Assaf Arkin <arkin@intalio.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 12:46:12 -0800
Message-ID: <3E80C014.50704@intalio.com>
To: jdart@tibco.com
CC: Burdett David <david.burdett@commerceone.com>, "'Ricky Ho'" <riho@cisco.com>, public-ws-chor@w3.org



Jon Dart wrote:

> 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.
> --Jon
> 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.

"Those who can, do; those who can't, make screenshots"

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