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Re: Snapshot of Web Services Glossary

From: Walden Mathews <waldenm@optonline.net>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 15:12:24 -0500
To: Assaf Arkin <arkin@intalio.com>, www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-id: <006601c2dc41$0c4db780$1702a8c0@WorkGroup>

> What you are describing is the use of a synchronous protocol (HTTP) to
> synchronously transfer the state (you know it was received) for
asynchronous
> processing (later).
>
> I assume that later on you will receive a message indicating whether the
> request was processed. So at the higher-level (say choreography) the
> interaction involving request/response is synchronous, but each individual
> operation is consider asynchronous, yet using a synchronous protocol to
> ensure receipt.

I understand your explanation, but I don't think this advances the
effort, because the meaning of "synchronous protocol" is not clear,
at least not to me.

Walden
Received on Monday, 24 February 2003 15:14:14 GMT

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