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RE: Resolution of Web Services Architecture Issues 27 and 28

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2003 19:10:57 -0700
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Walden Mathews [mailto:waldenm@optonline.net]
> Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2003 8:38 PM
> To: Champion, Mike; distobj@acm.org
> Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Resolution of Web Services Architecture Issues 27 and 28

I agree that the OSI reference model is ubiqutous, in textbooks, tutorials,

> Is it too late to add a normative input?

Figure out how the OSI model normatively relates to the Internet / Web as
actually deployed and we'll be happy to apply that to Web services :-)

The efforts I've seen to do this involve a lot more hand waving than formal
mapping or analyses of how OSI concepts really and truly drove the evolution
of the 'Net.  That's not to say it's not a good "reference model", just that
it's not the architecture of what we actually use.
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