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Re: Conversations and choreography (was RE: Definition of Terms)

From: Francis McCabe <fgm@fla.fujitsu.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 09:09:24 -0800
Cc: edwink@collaxa.com, "'WS Choreography (E-mail)'" <public-ws-chor@w3.org>
To: Assaf Arkin <arkin@intalio.com>
Message-Id: <B1A79CD8-5FAD-11D7-A8E3-000393A3327C@fla.fujitsu.com>

Assaf:

On Tuesday, March 25, 2003, at 03:07  PM, Assaf Arkin wrote:

>
> Edwin Khodabakchian wrote:
>
>> Assaf

<snip/>

>> It seems to me that you are introducing the term choreography and
>> conversation to address the problem of recursive composition (or lack 
>> of
>> it).
>>
> At this level I'm only discussing composition. There's nothing 
> recursive about it.
>
> If you describe X as sending, Y as receiving, and X+Y as choreography 
> that's a composition. If you describe conversation X, conversation Y, 
> and interleaving of X, Y as choreography that's also a composition. At 
> this level there is no recursion.
>
>

A composition is not the same thing as a choreography! At least, from 
my POV, a composite service is a service (i.e., can participate in 
choreographies); and it has an internal structure that is `visible' in 
some sense.

Frank
Received on Wednesday, 26 March 2003 12:11:11 GMT

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