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Re: Hypermedia workflow

From: Geoff Arnold <Geoff.Arnold@Sun.COM>
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2002 09:34:04 -0500
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-id: <95EB1AD6-1683-11D7-8A8E-000393A5E5DC@sun.com>

I wrote:
> Well, I don't know about "in use", but the canonical multiparty example
> is an auction, such as ContractNet.

All very true, except for the errant reference to ContractNet. Even 
ContractNet is a multiparty pattern, it is not an auction: there is
no requirement for global transparency, and the initiator may
award the contract as it sees fit, not just based on price.

Sorry 'bout that.

Received on Monday, 23 December 2002 09:32:53 UTC

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