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RE: what is discovery - One concrete proposal

From: Ricky Ho <riho@cisco.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 10:02:26 -0700
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To: Ugo Corda <UCorda@SeeBeyond.com>, "'Heather Kreger'" <kreger@us.ibm.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org

Imagine the client application to be a web services browser that allows a 
*human* to lookup what web service is available, pick one and invoke 
it.  The naming convention, verbs .. etc is up to the human user to interprete.


At 09:01 AM 10/11/2002 -0700, Ugo Corda wrote:

> >2. The client discovers the interface specifics and the service instance
> >during runtime. In the deployments of this that I know of, they use a DII
> >style interface, like the JAXRPC call object or the WSIF apis to figure out
> >what message to create, create it and process the results.  There are not
> >many of these out there.
>I am not surprised that there are not many of those out there. What
>surprises me is that there are any at all. How does a client application
>figures out the semantics of an interface it has never encountered before?
>It has to be something about very well delimited domains and very well
>defined naming conventions for verbs and parameters (or very familiar
>namespaces) ...
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