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RE: definition of web services in "web services architecture"

From: Joao Paulo Andrade Almeida <almeida@cs.utwente.nl>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 16:27:37 +0100
To: "'Hugo Haas'" <hugo@w3.org>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Message-ID: <837ED66D4414D411A6D0204C4F4F502001918C5F@eiger.cs.utwente.nl>

> From: Hugo Haas [mailto:hugo@w3.org]
> Sent: woensdag 4 december 2002 16:14
> To: Joao Paulo Andrade Almeida; www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: Re: definition of web services in "web services architecture"
> I would add that I don't think that WSDL 1.1 prevents the
> identification of a service with a URI. It says[1] that a service is
> "[a collection] of network endpoints, or ports", which are each
> identified by a URI.
> It just is silent about whether a service would be identified by a URI
> or not, and therefore does expose one.

That was my point: a WSDL 1.1 service description does not 
describe by itself a "web service" (using the definition given 
in the reference architecture).

Joao Paulo
Received on Wednesday, 4 December 2002 10:25:48 UTC

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