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RE: use of provider agent & requestor agent terms in the spec

From: David Booth <dbooth@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2004 15:24:30 -0400
To: Jonathan Marsh <jmarsh@microsoft.com>
Cc: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>, public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1097263470.3385.12.camel@nc6000.w3.org>

I thought the decision was specifically to use "client" -- not
"consumer", although "consumer" was mentioned by someone.


On Thu, 2004-10-07 at 16:31, Jonathan Marsh wrote:
> For the record, the Working Group agreed to use the terms "Web service"
> and either "client" or "consumer" in Parts 1, 2, 3, and the Primer.  If
> we don't hear from you by Oct 21st we'll assume you agree with this
> resolution.
> 
> [See http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/desc/4/lc-issues/issues.html#LC30]
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: public-ws-desc-comments-request@w3.org [mailto:public-ws-desc-
> > comments-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Sanjiva Weerawarana
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2004 11:41 AM
> > To: public-ws-desc-comments@w3.org
> > Subject: use of provider agent & requestor agent terms in the spec
> > 
> > 
> > The part1 spec (in the mandatory extensions section and the
> conformance
> > section) uses the terms "provider agent" and "requestor" agent. IBM
> > would like to see these terms removed as they are not used elsewhere
> > in the specs.
> > 
> > Sanjiva.
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David Booth
W3C Fellow / Hewlett-Packard
Received on Friday, 8 October 2004 19:24:32 GMT

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