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

From: Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler) <RogerCutler@chevrontexaco.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2002 10:20:55 -0600
Message-ID: <7FCB5A9F010AAE419A79A54B44F3718E016247E7@bocnte2k3.boc.chevrontexaco.net>
To: "Joao Paulo Andrade Almeida" <almeida@cs.utwente.nl>, "Hugo Haas" <hugo@w3.org>, www-ws-arch@w3.org

In practice, are not virtually all existing web services currently using
WSDL 1.1 actually identifed by a URI?

-----Original Message-----
From: Joao Paulo Andrade Almeida [mailto:almeida@cs.utwente.nl] 
Sent: Wednesday, December 04, 2002 9:28 AM
To: 'Hugo Haas'; www-ws-arch@w3.org
Subject: RE: definition of web services in "web services architecture"



> 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).

regards,
Joao Paulo
Received on Wednesday, 4 December 2002 13:47:35 GMT

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