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RE: [RTF] AC019 proposal to WSA WG

From: Damodaran, Suresh <Suresh_Damodaran@stercomm.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2002 21:08:41 -0500
Message-ID: <40AC2C8FB855D411AE0200D0B7458B2B07C59838@scidalmsg01.csg.stercomm.com>
To: "'Mark Baker'" <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org

"reliable co-ordination of tasks" - what are tasks?
Co-ordination involves description of public processes in some flow
(also known in B2B circles as "collaborative business process description").
I would still prefer "reliable messaging"- it means something well defined.


Sterling Commerce   

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Baker [mailto:distobj@acm.org]
Sent: Tuesday, July 09, 2002 8:32 PM
To: Damodaran, Suresh
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Subject: Re: [RTF] AC019 proposal to WSA WG


On Tue, Jul 09, 2002 at 08:07:04PM -0500, Damodaran, Suresh wrote:
> Therefore, I do not see how changing "reliable messaging" to "reliable
> computing" 
> improves the clarity. 

It wasn't intended to improve the clarity, it was intended to resolve
my belief that it is inappropriate for us to prescribe a specific
solution (such as reliable messaging) until we know the form that our
architecture will take.

> Besides, "reliable computing" includes defining semantics of what is
> "reliable" computing. 
> Refer to "behavior equivalence definition" thread discussions. 

How about "reliable coordination of tasks" then?

Mark Baker, CTO, Idokorro Mobile (formerly Planetfred)
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.               distobj@acm.org
http://www.markbaker.ca        http://www.idokorro.com
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