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Re: new editor's draft of WSA available

From: Heather Kreger <kreger@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 10:18:16 -0400
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFFC8863A2.E8876E3E-ON87256C5D.004CF435@us.ibm.com>

Just because other things are SOAs doesn't mean that this stuff isn't SOA
And we just need to buck up here and admit it,
even if we have to find a definition for it, its been around for a while,
there's gotta be one we
can plagiarize

Heather Kreger
Web Services Lead Architect
STSM, SWG Emerging Technology
919-543-3211 (t/l 441)  cell:919-496-9572

Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>@w3.org on 10/25/2002 08:07:17 AM

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To:    Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
cc:    Christopher B Ferris/Waltham/IBM@IBMUS, www-ws-arch@w3.org
Subject:    Re: new editor's draft of WSA available

On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 01:09:20PM +0200, Jean-Jacques Moreau wrote:
> > SOA == Service Oriented Architecture... has been around for a while.
> > Yes, it is possibly too easily perceived as SOAP sans P.
> My concern is that the acronym is never formally introduced.
> There is no prior indication in the text that "SOA=Service
> Oriented Architecture", only in drawings.

I'd be all for removing any mention of SOAs, if only because I can't
think of a distributed system which isn't about services.  Email, ftp,
irc, the Web; all are SOAs.  Besides, we'd have to define it, and we
know how icky getting concensus on definitions can be. 8-/

Mark Baker, CTO, Idokorro Mobile.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.
http://www.markbaker.ca             http://www.idokorro.com
Received on Friday, 25 October 2002 10:19:12 UTC

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