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Re: Long owed Description stack words

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2002 07:42:53 -0500
To: "Jean-Jacques Moreau" <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Cc: Heather Kreger <kreger@us.ibm.com>, Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>, www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF002B872E.23A23B21-ON85256C60.00442565-85256C60.0045B784@rchland.ibm.com>
Jean-Jacques,

Please see below.

Cheers,

Christopher Ferris
Architect, Emerging e-business Industry Architecture
email: chrisfer@us.ibm.com
phone: +1 508 234 3624

Jean-Jacques Moreau wrote on 10/28/2002 05:16:43 AM:

> 
> Heather, Chris,
> 
> I have some comments on your recent addition to the Architecture 
> document.

As always, thanks for the review:)

> 
> Jean-Jacques.
> 
> ================
> 
> "(WSDL) is the de facto standard for XML based service description"
> 
>    I find it somewhat troublesome that a W3C WG (WSA)
>    caracterizes what is now the work of another
>    W3C WG (WSD) as "de facto standard". I know this is
>    meant for WSDL 1.1, but I think we should also cater
>    for WSDL 1.2.

done

> 
> "WSDL has been submitted to the W3C for standardization"
> 
>    It's not just been submitted, it is being actively
>    worked on!
> 
>    Suggestion: add: "and is being worked on by the
>    W3C Web Service Description WG."

done

> 
> "however, the only currently described bindings are for SOAP 1.1, 
> HTTP POST, and MIME."
> 
>    Suggestion: change to: "WSDL 1.1 describes the following
>    bindings: SOAP 1.1, HTTP POST and MIME. WSDL 1.2 will also
>    describe a SOAP 1.2 binding."

done

> 
> "Think of an operation like a method signature in a programming 
> language."
> 
>    The analogy is an over simplification and, IMO, leads the
>    reader to think just in terms of RPCs instead of
>    document-centric services.

removed

> 
> "WSDL:message element is used to define the input and output 
> parameters of an operation."
> 
>    Again, this is an RPC only description, IMO.

tweaked.
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