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RE: Issue 5; GET vs GetLastTradePrice

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Jan 2003 14:59:03 -0500
Message-ID: <9A4FC925410C024792B85198DF1E97E404A7C67F@usmsg03.sagus.com>
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Orchard [mailto:dorchard@bea.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 02, 2003 2:37 PM
> To: 'Champion, Mike'; www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Issue 5; GET vs GetLastTradePrice
> > > etc.  The point being that maybe Web services is bigger than 
> > > the Web, in the
> > > sense that the Web made certain optimizations that Web 
> > > services can't make
> > > because Web services is targetting a wider scope of applications.

The more I think about this, the more I agree with it.  It's liberating, in
a way, to at least allow for the possibility that (terminology aside!!!) Web
services are a superset of "the Web" rather than the subset of the Web that
involves machine-to-machine interaction.  [One could also argue that
everything with a URI is on "the Web", so any service that follows our
(probable) recommendation to identify key components with a URI would be on
the Web...]

And for those who will question why the W3C is dealing with "Web services"
if they transcend the Web, I have two answers:

1 - The W3C Advisory Committee and Membership appears to strongly endorse
2 - XML also transcends the Web.
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