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RE: Hypermedia workflow

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 19:04:45 -0500
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Baker [mailto:distobj@acm.org]
> Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 4:49 PM
> To: Champion, Mike
> Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Hypermedia workflow
> Sure, nothing's preventing the rules from being shared.  It's just
> optional.  Perhaps there's some legal reason to share it, I don't
> know.
> Anyhow, it's not needed in order to *execute* the process, which seems
> to me to be the important thing.

OK, I see your point and have no problem with it.  I personally think that
main point of a web service choreography is to *describe* it, and the
execution is an "implementation detail" for the purposes of this WG.
Nevertheless, I agree that the execution could be done RESTfully and
[putting on my Software AG hat] it is a very good idea to build
choreographed services using a scalable/reliable XML repository with an HTTP
interface :-)
Received on Friday, 20 December 2002 19:04:47 UTC

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