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Re: There is no spoon Neo

From: Francis McCabe <fgm@fla.fujitsu.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 09:08:55 -0700
Cc: <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
To: "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Message-Id: <B5FB4520-7993-11D7-9F0A-000393A3327C@fla.fujitsu.com>

This proposal is only going to fly technically if we also grasp the 
composite service nettle.

Frank

On Monday, April 28, 2003, at 08:32  AM, Sanjiva Weerawarana wrote:

>
> "David Orchard" <dorchard@bea.com> writes:
>>
>> This problem is exactly why I wanted the WSD group to change some of 
>> the
>> definitions.  I suggested endpoint -> web service and service -> web
> service
>> collection.  So a web service is an individual endpoint identified by 
>> a
> URI,
>> ie a Web service=Resource.  Now we've got this wierd situation where 
>> a web
>> service is this collection of resources, so how do we say what a web
> service
>> is without getting abstract?
>
> There is currently a proposal in front of the WSDL WG (by me) to
> restrict a <service> to a single interface (aka portType) and to
> say that all <port>s within that service MUST implement precisely
> that portType.
>
> That means that a single service is defined as something that
> provides some function (as defined by that interface) and available
> on one or more ports (or endpoints). The service is still uniquely
> identified by the QName of the <service> element, which is kinda
> like a virtual "resource."
>
> Does that help? If so please help push that position! ;-)
>
> Sanjiva.
>
>
Received on Monday, 28 April 2003 12:09:09 GMT

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