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Re: Back to Requirements (was RE: Web Service Definition [Was "Some T houghts ..."])

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2002 14:37:17 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200203051937.OAA04563@markbaker.ca>
To: chris.ferris@sun.com (Christopher Ferris)
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> "A web service is a software application or component identified by
> a URI, whose interfaces and binding are capable of being described
> by standard XML vocabularies and that supports direct interactions
> with other software applications or components through the exchange of
> information that is expressed in terms of an XML Infoset via 
> internet-based protocols".
> Would this definition serve our needs while we focus our attentions
> on refining our goals and requirements?

That looks ok to me except for the last part.  Didn't Krishna and I
successfully dispell the idea that the charter has anything to say
about what content a Web service should consume or produce?

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com
Received on Tuesday, 5 March 2002 14:33:20 UTC

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