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RE: Sample/draft of section 2 of WSA

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2003 08:40:29 -0800
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Most excellent!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: w3c-ws-arch-request@w3.org [mailto:w3c-ws-arch-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Hugo Haas
> Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 6:58 AM
> To: Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler)
> Cc: David Orchard; Katia Sycara; Frank McCabe; ECKERT,ZULAH
> (HP-Cupertino,ex1); w3c-ws-arch@w3.org; Eric.Newcomer@iona.com
> Subject: Re: Sample/draft of section 2 of WSA
> 
> 
> 
> * Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler) <RogerCutler@ChevronTexaco.com> 
> [2003-02-11 17:13-0600]
> > The following is what Hugo has put into the latest draft of 
> the Glossary
> > for "agent":
> > 
> > Program acting on behalf of another person, entity, or process.[Web
> > Arch]
> > 
> > Personally I would like to petition the TAG please to 
> change "another"
> > to "a".
> [..]
> 
> Without going into all the details of the discussion, I wanted to
> point out quickly that I have talked to Ian Jacobs who is the editor
> of the Web architecture document, who said that "another" was just
> around to emphasize that the agent was not acting on behalf of itself,
> and that it could be dropped. We can certainly make this comment.
> 
> I am happy with using their definition for agent, asking for
> clarifications or corrections as we see fit, and I actually see it as
> a good thing to have this fundamental part of the Web and Web services
> architectures in common.
> 
> I would also like to encourage people to use www-ws-arch to continue
> this interesting technical discussion. I have set the Reply-To header
> appropriately.
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> -- 
> Hugo Haas - W3C
> mailto:hugo@w3.org - http://www.w3.org/People/Hugo/
> 
> 
Received on Wednesday, 12 February 2003 11:42:53 GMT

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