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RE: S600: Comments on the Web Services Architecture Usage Scenari o s document (was Re: New draft of the Web Services Architecture Usage S cen arios document)

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2002 21:57:12 -0400
To: "Damodaran, Suresh" <Suresh_Damodaran@stercomm.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020623215712.A32082@www.markbaker.ca>

On Fri, Jun 21, 2002 at 07:06:40PM -0500, Damodaran, Suresh wrote:
> Yes, I agree. This truly is the middle ground:-)
> The key is separating the semantics from the protocol.
> Lets hope we do it right.

I'd say that the key is defining *both* the semantics and the protocol.
Some Internet-scale systems separate the two, such as NFS and DNS (both
are built on an RPC layer).  But most don't; they are built with a
single specification, an application protocol.

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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