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Re: Straw-man Proposal for our mission statement

From: Jim Hendler <hendler@cs.umd.edu>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 14:30:27 -0400
Message-Id: <p05200f05bae6e8d397e3@[]>
To: jdart@tibco.com, Assaf Arkin <arkin@intalio.com>
Cc: Jean-Jacques Dubray <jjd@eigner.com>, "'Burdett David'" <david.burdett@commerceone.com>, Daniel_Austin@grainger.com, public-ws-chor@w3.org

At 9:53 -0700 5/13/03, Jon Dart wrote:
>I'm tending towards Assaf's point of view here. However, there is 
>DAML-S  to consider also. Per our charter, we are suppose to liase 
>with the DAML-S group. But this doesn't imply a non-WSDL binding 
>because apparently DAML-S is based on extensions within the WSDL 

DAML-S provides a grounding that works directly in WSDL (as I demoed 
at the kickoff f2f), but which provides an intermediate layer so it 
can ground in other services (we use device services in UPnP as well).

My personal vote would be for us to do something like this - making 
WSDL our primary target, and one for which we develop a direct 
mapping, but allowing the possibility of relocatability of 

>Assaf Arkin wrote:
>>  I just don't see those other technologies as being interesting 
>>that's all. My personal opinion. In a W3C working group I would 
>>prefer to pick all the relevant technologies that the W3C maps out 
>>as interesting as part of the WSA. So far I've only heard of WSDL. 
>>If it boils down to one technology and that makes my life easier, 
>>all the better. What other technologies do you suggest we look into?

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