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Re: Proposal re REST and Arch doc

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 15:37:45 -0400
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
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+1

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

David W. Levine wrote on 08/20/2002 03:05:18 PM:

> 
> At 02:48 PM 8/20/2002 -0400, Mark Baker wrote:
> 
> >That's ok too, but it doesn't achieve what I want to achieve;
> >documenting the *differences*.
> >
> >Is that so controversial?
> >
> >We could even call it "Integrating WSA with Web Architecture", just to
> >make reference to our charter.
> >
> >MB
> 
> 
> Just to be difficult.. Well, no, actually, not just to be difficult.
> 
> One of the problems implicit in doing some of this is that what one 
really
> ought to be doing is comparing against a skinned down version of Roy's 
thesis,
> extended and reanalyzed for issues beyond hypertext. A huge chunk of the 
work
> is relevant, but a lot of the contentious interactions occur because 
everyone
> has a different perception on what's different about "web services" as 
> opposed to
> simply accessing "hypertextish" resources. Drawing out the differences 
is 
> only possible
> when you have well documented things your are comparing, and good 
agreement 
> on what
> those things are. Roy's thesis is far from a tabula rasa, but people 
draw 
> rather varying picture out of it.
> 
> - David
> 
> 
> >On Tue, Aug 20, 2002 at 11:30:40AM -0700, Francis McCabe wrote:
> > > Rather than a section on standard orthodoxies and heresies, it may 
be
> > > better to have a section that highlights the `input base' ideas that 
the
> > > WSA draws from. That way, you can point out the inheritances from 
REST,
> > > OMA etc. in a way that isn't threatening.
> >
> >MB
> >--
> >Mark Baker, CTO, Idokorro Mobile (formerly Planetfred)
> >Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.               distobj@acm.org
> >http://www.markbaker.ca        http://www.idokorro.com
> 
> David W. Levine
> IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
> Autonomic Computing Tooling and Standards
> 
Received on Tuesday, 20 August 2002 15:38:48 GMT

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