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RE: Words for the Triangles

From: Ugo Corda <UCorda@SeeBeyond.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2002 09:46:16 -0700
Message-ID: <C513FB68F8200244B570543EF3FC653708AE36C6@MAIL1.stc.com>
To: "'Mark Baker'" <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: "'Hugo Haas'" <hugo@w3.org>, www-ws-arch@w3.org


If A and B are two partners in a B2B interaction, B could maintain a private
UDDI registry and A could be given access to it. So A's best way to access B
services' interfaces could be through B's UDDI.

I am not saying that it's the only way for A to communicate with B. I am
just pointing out that the concept of UDDI as a third party dropped into an
otherwise pure P2P scenario is not that clearly cut in all cases.


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Baker [mailto:distobj@acm.org]
Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2002 9:36 AM
To: Ugo Corda
Cc: 'Hugo Haas'; www-ws-arch@w3.org
Subject: Re: Words for the Triangles


Maybe so, but it still suggests the three-party model; A wants to
communicate with B, but is required to go to C in order to get the
necessary information to do so.

We know how to enable communication without a registry.  It's not
difficult.  Let's promote that.



On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 08:57:42AM -0700, Ugo Corda wrote:
> >I think that UDDI hints at a central registry solution, and putting it
> >in a sentence such as "the key to reaching this new horizon is a
> >common program-to-program communication model" definitely pushes in
> >this direction.
> Version 3 of UDDI has moved away from the concept of a central registry.
> UDDI 3 supports multiregistry topologies (which is different than version
> 2's multinode topologies based on node replication). For more details, see
> UDDI 3 section 8, "Publishing Across Multiple Registries" [1].
> Ugo
> [1]

Mark Baker, CTO, Idokorro Mobile (formerly Planetfred)
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.               distobj@acm.org
http://www.markbaker.ca        http://www.idokorro.com
Received on Thursday, 26 September 2002 12:47:03 UTC

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