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Re: There is no spoon Neo

From: Francis McCabe <fgm@fla.fujitsu.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2003 10:37:19 -0700
Cc: <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
To: "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Message-Id: <0FDCF6C2-79A0-11D7-9F0A-000393A3327C@fla.fujitsu.com>

Identifying Web service with a single entrypoint is fine; except that 
in the real world most people consider a Web service to denote a 
related set of entrypoints. (My terminology: to avoid getting into 

I.e., most people will need to describe/manage/deal with sets of these 
things in a coherent way. This is precisely what the concept of a 
composite web service is targeted at.

If you restrict the concept of Web service to the single entrypoint 
case, you `solve' one problem (what is meant by a Web service's URI for 
example) but leave unanswered the larger scale issues.


On Monday, April 28, 2003, at 10:22  AM, Sanjiva Weerawarana wrote:

> "Francis McCabe" <fgm@fla.fujitsu.com> writes:
>> This proposal is only going to fly technically if we also grasp the
>> composite service nettle.
> I'm sorry but I don't understand; can you elaborate please?
> Sanjiva.
Received on Monday, 28 April 2003 13:37:41 UTC

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