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Re: D-AR003.1

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2002 21:40:17 -0400
To: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20020530214017.B2538@www.markbaker.ca>

On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 09:15:22PM -0400, Champion, Mike wrote:
> > "supports Web service development where the semantics of underlying
> > application protocols are exposed, but does not require that a Web
> > service use those semantics"
> I think we're getting somewhere! ... I can live with this, but suspect we
> can improve the prose.   The simple statement "we must not make
> architectural requirements that
> require that the architecture will only be usable behind a firewall" is more
> simple and direct as a starting point.

That's good, and I support its inclusion, but I wouldn't say that it
replaces mine above because it's more general.  If we agree that trying
to hide application protocol semantics from Web services is one way of
violating your requirement, then I think we should try and capture that
now (before you change your mind 8-).

Of course, this all depends on what the rest of the WG thinks about
this little discussion.  I expect there's some head scratching going
on. 8-)

Mark Baker, CTO, Idokorro Mobile (formerly Planetfred)
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.               distobj@acm.org
http://www.markbaker.ca        http://www.idokorro.com
Received on Thursday, 30 May 2002 21:31:58 UTC

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