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The stack diagram (was RE: Discussion topic for tomorrow's call)

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2003 07:51:06 -0700
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To: www-ws-arch@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hugo Haas [mailto:hugo@w3.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2003 10:33 AM
> To: Newcomer, Eric
> Cc: Jeckle, Mario; www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Discussion topic for tomorrow's call
> * Newcomer, Eric <Eric.Newcomer@iona.com> [2003-04-02 10:01-0500]
> > Regarding security, it was positioned as an "orthogonal" 
> (maybe not exactly the right term) concept, meaning it 
> applies to all layers, as does management.
> > 
> > I am not sure it is helpful to additionally list it in any 
> of the layers since the right hand security box is intended 
> to imply that security applies to all layers.  This would 
> have to be explained in accompanying text.

We had a "3 stack"  diagram in an earlier version of the WSA document:
http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/2002/ws/arch/wsa/3Stack.gif that I think
provides a better visual framework than what we are talking about here.
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-arch/2003Apr/0002.html  I agree
with the comments about security and management being orthogonal, but I like
the way the old diagram strung messaging, description, etc. horizontally.

I also like the suggestion that the XML Base Technology be a "backplane" or
"foundation" (depending on how we draw the diagram) behind or under

I'll see if I can somehow render my thoughts ...

Anyway, for the telcon today, it would be very good if people who want to
propose a picture have one prepared and on the web (or in the archive, of
course) so that they can paste the URL into IRC so that we can look at them
in real time.  
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