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From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2003 07:01:20 -0600
Message-ID: <9A4FC925410C024792B85198DF1E97E4063B5B93@usmsg03.sagus.com>
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sanjiva Weerawarana [mailto:sanjiva@watson.ibm.com]
> Sent: Thursday, August 07, 2003 11:11 PM
> To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: Re: RPC in WSA?
> IMO WS-A should talk about message exchange patterns as described in
> WSDL and not about RPC directly. RPC's can indeed be modeled 
> by WSDL.next
> just fine as a request-response (or input-output, whatever 
> the thing is
> called today) MEP and thus that's all WS-A needs to consider.

Just a clarification of what I think Paul's intent is here ...

The "Web Services Architecture" itself is built on WSDL concepts and not RPC
directly, but the WSA *document* needs to talk about how to model RPC (and
REST, etc.) on top of the basic MEP platform.  All these abstractions are
fine things, but our audience apparently wants them to be related back to
actual practice.  
Received on Friday, 8 August 2003 09:01:27 UTC

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