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Re: Req. Last Call issue: Web Service definition out of synch with Web Arch

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 06:16:34 -0500
To: "Jean-Jacques Moreau" <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Cc: public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF2EEFD9A0.1D029783-ON85256C83.003DD798@us.ibm.com>





Hi Jean-Jacques,

I looked at the front of the spec and we don't actually define a Web
service ... we just indicate how we model it. Are you suggesting replacing
that with the definition? I'm not sure that helps .. but it is probably a
good idea to refer to the WSA draft for the normative def tho.

Sanjiva.


"Jean-Jacques Moreau" <moreau@crf.canon.fr>@w3.org on 12/02/2002 04:04:54
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Dear WSD'ers,

The definition of Web services in our requirements document is
out of synch with that of "Web Services Architecture W3C Working
Draft 14 November 2002"
http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-ws-arch-20021114/ .

The new definition reads:

"[Definition: A Web service is a software system
identified by a URI, whose public interfaces and bindings
are defined and described using XML. Its definition can be
discovered by other software systems. These systems may
then interact with the Web service in a manner prescribed
by its definition, using XML based messages conveyed by
internet protocols.]"

Jean-Jacques.
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