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

From: Christopher Ferris <chris.ferris@sun.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2002 15:39:01 -0500
Message-ID: <3C852CE5.5020209@sun.com>
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
CC: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Mark,

I used the term "XML Infoset" which is not the same as
XML1.0 anglebrackets and so does not constrain the "what"
which amounts to some mechanism by which an XML Infoset
is "expressed" (serialized).

Cheers,

Chris

Mark Baker wrote:

>>"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?
> 
> MB
> 
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