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RE: naming roles in WSA

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 13:36:07 -0700
To: "'Sedukhin, Igor'" <Igor.Sedukhin@ca.com>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00a201c27177$6f8ec670$620ba8c0@beasys.com>
I tend to agree with Igor.  Let's keep these things singular.

Dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ws-arch-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-arch-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Sedukhin, Igor
> Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2002 1:34 PM
> To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: naming roles in WSA
> 
> 
> 
> I was trying to model part of the WSA in UML and it seems a 
> little weird to name a ROLE in plural (e.g. Agencies).  Can 
> anyone commit that there is only one Requestor and Service, I 
> guess no. If we follow the logic then we have to call the 
> other ROLES Requestors and Services, but we don't. So it 
> looks quite inconsistent. There are better ways to express 
> multiplicity. I'd suggest that we follow some guidelines in 
> naming ROLES in the WSA. For example 
> http://www.inconcept.com/JCM/December2000/hallock.html or 
> [very deep :)] 
> http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/philo/faculty/block/papers/Concep
> tualRoleSemantics.html
> 
> PS. Here is another article that may be useful in that it 
> tells how to agree on the domain terminology :) 
> http://www.repgrid.com/reports/KBS/COCO/
> 
> -- Igor Sedukhin .. (igor.sedukhin@ca.com)
> -- (631) 342-4325 .. 1 CA Plaza, Islandia, NY 11788
> 
> 


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