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Re: should web services be strictly stateless accessible thru bro wser and RDFying HTML etc...

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 6 May 2002 18:28:40 -0400
To: "Narahari, Sateesh" <Sateesh_Narahari@jdedwards.com>
Cc: "'Mark Baker'" <distobj@acm.org>, Christopher Ferris <chris.ferris@sun.com>, www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020506182840.A28314@www.markbaker.ca>

On Mon, May 06, 2002 at 03:52:13PM -0600, Narahari, Sateesh wrote:
> So, a web service named setQuoteList, followed by retrieveQuoteUpdate is not
> possible as per new architecture, if the web service remembers the list of
> ticker symbol between these two calls.

Services can be stateful, but the interactions with them should not.
You're talking about the former, and I (and I believe the reqts doc)
are talking about the latter.  They are *very* different things.

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com
Received on Monday, 6 May 2002 18:21:21 UTC

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