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RE: A Modest Proposal (was RE: Binding)

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 12:02:26 -0800
To: "'Mark Baker'" <distobj@acm.org>, "'Champion, Mike'" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Cc: <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Message-ID: <015301c2b5be$89339cf0$9d0ba8c0@beasys.com>

hmmm.  There are currently TAG elections underway for 3 of the 9 positions.
Perhaps companies should think about this particular debate when voting for
TAG members.  I think it completely reasonable to ask the current TAG
candidates what their respective position on this and other issues are, and
to vote accordingly.

Cheers,
Dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-ws-arch-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-arch-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Mark Baker
> Sent: Monday, January 06, 2003 8:24 AM
> To: Champion, Mike
> Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: Re: A Modest Proposal (was RE: Binding)
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jan 06, 2003 at 08:48:33AM -0700, Champion, Mike wrote:
> > In my very humble and personal opinion, the "REST vs web services"
> > permathread has made very little progress in its latest
> incarnation.  In my
> > more paranoid moments, I wonder whether the point is to
> distract us from all
> > the other issues on the WSA WG agenda.
>
> It might look that way sometimes, but every time I bring this up I
> delay your work, and it's not in my interest, as somebody who wants to
> see this work reviewed by the TAG and Director ASAP, to do that.  I do
> it because I believe that intelligent people will respond to reasoned
> argument, and also because I'm trying to prepare the WG not to be too
> surprised when the TAG and/or Director reject its work (or
> failing that,
> when Web services *continue* to fail to be deployed in any significant
> way on the Internet).
>
> Still, I think most of this discussion was good since it was directly
> addressing issues, in particular 1, 5, and 21;
>
> http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/arch/2/issues/wsa-issues.html#x1
> http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/arch/2/issues/wsa-issues.html#x5
> http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/arch/2/issues/wsa-issues.html#x21
>
> I'll continue the "binding" discussion with Miles because I do agree
> with him that it's a key issue.  It directly addresses issue one,
> and indirectly addresses the other two.
>
> MB
> --
> Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
> Web architecture consulting, technical reports, evaluation & analysis
>
>
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