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Re: FW: First public WD of "Architectural Principles of the World Wid e Web"

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 16:16:27 -0400
To: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020830161627.E26818@www.markbaker.ca>

On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 02:39:50PM -0400, Champion, Mike wrote:
> 
> This is obviously relevant to our efforts.
> 
> I would, however, draw your attention to the views of Roy Fielding on
> this document at
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2002Aug/0350.html
> and the subsequent discussion.  Fielding proposes some definitions
> of "software architecture" that might be useful to us:
> 
>     A software architecture is an abstraction of the run-time
>     elements of a software system during some phase of its operation.
>     A system may be composed of many levels of abstraction and many
>     phases of operation, each with its own software architecture.

FWIW, this is the same definition from his dissertation, not anything
new.

http://www.ics.uci.edu/~fielding/pubs/dissertation/software_arch.htm#sec_1_1

MB
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