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Re: Web service definition

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 09:23:59 -0400
To: Geoff Arnold <Geoff.Arnold@Sun.COM>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org, www-ws-arch-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFB2DED44F.8B7D3988-ON85256C14.0049836E-85256C14.004986B1@rchland.ibm.com>
Works for me.

Christopher Ferris
Architect, Emerging e-business Industry Architecture
email: chrisfer@us.ibm.com
phone: +1 508 234 3624

www-ws-arch-request@w3.org wrote on 08/13/2002 09:21:29 AM:

> 
> On Tuesday, August 13, 2002, at 02:29  AM, Krishna Sankar wrote:
> > Agreed, artifact might not be *THE* scientific term. By XML
> > artifacts, one could mean DTD or Schema or WSDL (which itself is an 
XML
> > fragment or ... - "stuff" might be the most nearest non-scientific 
> > term.
> 
> Well, I think I'd prefer "documents" to "stuff". However,
> why do we need another noun in there at all? Why not simply:
> 
> Definition:
> A Web service is a software application identified by a URI, whose
> interfaces and bindings are defined and described using XML. Its
> definition can be discovered by other software applications. These
> applications may then interact with the Web service in a manner
> prescribed by its definition, using XML messages conveyed by
> internet protocols.
> 
Received on Tuesday, 13 August 2002 09:25:08 GMT

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