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Re: Action item on document work from F2F

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 07:45:59 -0500
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFE8934F6C.97A9FA77-ON85256CD2.0045A6BD-85256CD2.00461F8A@us.ibm.com>
Agreed, we'll want to be sure that the definitions are consistent. If they 
need to be changed,
then let's address those individually.

Cheers,

Christopher Ferris
Architect, Emerging e-business Industry Architecture
email: chrisfer@us.ibm.com
phone: +1 508 234 3624

www-ws-arch-request@w3.org wrote on 02/18/2003 09:16:15 AM:

> 
> * Newcomer, Eric <Eric.Newcomer@iona.com> [2003-02-05 17:33-0500]
> > Attached is an update to the WSA document based on an initial attempt 
at exploring some of the 
> suggestions from the face to face document breakout team.  Also attached 
is a diagram to 
> illustrate the service oriented architecture concept, which I'll explain 
presently.
> [..]
> > The proposal was reviewed and discussed briefly during the editors' 
concall today.  It was noted
> that the concepts section overlaps with the glossary and we would need 
to ensure consistency 
> across them and ensure the right topics and level of detail of is 
included for each.
> 
> I started reviewing the document more closely while I trying to
> fulfill the following action item:
> 
>   ACTION: Hugo to do Glossary - missing definitions from document in
>   Glossary
> 
> The Concepts section redefines terms that are in the glossary, and
> defines additional ones, as you mentioned.
> 
> An example is feature:
> 
> | A feature is a subset of the architecture that relates to a
> | particular requirement or larger scale property.
> 
> while the glossary reads:
> 
> | 1. An abstract piece of functionality. 
> | 2. See also SOAP feature.
> 
> or the infamous agent definition.
> 
> I think that in order to make progress on this, it is important to
> know why this draft ended up with different definitions and how
> different they are (not to underline the importance of having records
> :-).
> 
> That way we could see which characteristics of a concept are
> important, which ones we have consensus on and which ones we need to
> discuss.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Hugo
> 
> -- 
> Hugo Haas - W3C
> mailto:hugo@w3.org - http://www.w3.org/People/Hugo/
> 
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