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Re: Visibility (was Re: Introducing the Service Oriented Architec tural style, and it's constraints and properties.

From: Walden Mathews <waldenm@optonline.net>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 22:43:07 -0500
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-id: <00bc01c2de12$57e1f940$1702a8c0@WorkGroup>


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>
To: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Cc: <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 11:34 AM
Subject: Re: Visibility (was Re: Introducing the Service Oriented Architec
tural style, and it's constraints and properties.


>
> Hey, it was rhetorical!  I think that means I get another kick at the
> can.  8-)
>
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 11:13:22AM -0500, Champion, Mike wrote:
> > It's not an application protocol, it's an application *using* a bunch of
> > protocols possibly including SOAP, and/or HTTP, and/or pigeon transport,
to
> > do its job.
>
> So what would you call the protocol I'm using below?

I know!  RhEtorical State Transfer?  Oh no, that would be the
architecture.  Forget it.

WM :-)

>
> $ grep 'stockquote' /etc/services
> stockquote         99/tcp
>
> $ telnet some-host 99
> Trying some-ip
> Connected to some-host
> Escape character is '^]'.
>
> GET_STOCK_QUOTE sunw     (I entered this)
>
> <quote>                  (the service responded with this)
>   <symbol>SUNW</symbol>
>   <value>3.3872</value>
> </quote>
> Connection closed by foreign host.
>
> $
>
> Ok, *somebody* has gotta be having an "Aha moment" after that one.
> I'll buy dinner for whomever responds first with "I get it now",
> publically (RESTifarians and their immediate family members are
> excluded from this offer 8-).
>
> MB
> --
> Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
> Web architecture consulting, technical reports, evaluation & analysis
>
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