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RE: WSA Properties (was RE: WSA constraints)

From: Anne Thomas Manes <anne@manes.net>
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 13:46:44 -0500
To: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Message-ID: <ECEDLFLFGIEENIPIEJJPIEPPDAAA.anne@manes.net>

Mark,

Can you explain what you mean by "visibility"?

Anne

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ws-arch-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-arch-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Champion, Mike
> Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 12:03 PM
> To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: WSA Properties (was RE: WSA constraints)
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mark Baker [mailto:distobj@acm.org]
> > Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 11:57 AM
> > To: Champion, Mike
> > Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: WSA Properties (was RE: WSA constraints)
> >
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> > I think all those you list are useful properties, but I'd be
> > happy just
> > to focus on visibility, because I feel it's a required property, and
> > that Web services don't have it.
> >
> >
> >
> > I wouldn't call the ability to create custom protocols a desirable
> > property, because it sacrifices interoperability.
>
> I'm hoping we can avoid the normative judgments for now ... the
> point of the
> exercise IMHO is to *describe* the extremes of a "pure" SOAP/WSDL
> architecture on one hand and a pure REST architecture on the other hand.
> Some of the properties will be the same for both, some will differ.
> "Visibility" (although I'm not happy with the label) is certainly one on
> which they differ. We can start with that, but I'd like to get a somewhat
> larger list on the table.   For example, "Performance" was implicitly
> mentioned in the discussion of the quote from Fielding that Chris
> dug up the
> other day ...
>
> >
> > Sorry for being dense.  I'm sure it was clearer on the call. 8-)
>
> Uhh, no.  We know this is a rathole, and we are as confused as anyone. :-)
>
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