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RE: WSA constraints

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2002 23:08:50 -0600
Message-ID: <9A4FC925410C024792B85198DF1E97E4040BAEC8@usmsg03.sagus.com>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Baker [mailto:distobj@acm.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2002 12:18 AM
> To: Anne Thomas Manes
> Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org; mark.baker@sympatico.ca
> Subject: Re: WSA constraints
> 
> 
 [not wearing co-chair hat]

> On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 11:57:42PM -0400, Anne Thomas Manes wrote:
> > The Web has many similarities to an SOA, but as I said, 
> it's oriented for
> > human consumption rather than machine consumption.
> 
> Ah, that again.  Ya know, we've really got to get past that.

We will when someone responds effectively to the rest of Anne's point that
you didn't quote: "An SOA requires that a service be defined by a contract.
The Web has no such constraint. (HTTP GET tells an application how to get a
resource, but not how to use it once it has it.)" 
Received on Tuesday, 24 September 2002 01:09:26 GMT

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