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Re: Introductory article about XML Signatures and Best Practices

From: Pae Choi <paechoi@earthlink.net>
Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2002 20:21:31 -0500
Message-ID: <006b01c2a3d8$4e1cf820$0b01a8c0@dev1>
To: "Rich Salz" <rsalz@datapower.com>, "David Wall" <dwall@Yozons.com>
Cc: <w3c-ietf-xmldsig@w3.org>

>
> > My gut tells me that XML Signature is really best suited for those
automated
> > transactions in which there is a well defined "contract" defined by the
XML
> > (via XML Schema, no doubt) with well known parties sending the
transactions.
> > For example, an order entry system that generates fixed transations
within a
> > group of customers/suppliers/manufacturers.
>
> Web services: loosely coupled, tightly contracted.
>

Agree from the architectural standpoint, but not so "tightly contracted"
from the
operational point of view until we have an unified standard for the
"Inter-business
Process Collaboration", a.k.a., "choreography", "orchestration" or
"conversation."


Pae
Received on Saturday, 14 December 2002 20:21:31 GMT

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