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RE: Myth of loose coupling

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2003 20:53:29 -0500
Message-ID: <9A4FC925410C024792B85198DF1E97E404B6D88E@usmsg03.sagus.com>
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Orchard [mailto:dorchard@bea.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 06, 2003 4:20 PM
> To: edwink@collaxa.com; 'Assaf Arkin'; 'Mark Baker'; 'Ugo Corda';
> 'Champion, Mike'
> Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Myth of loose coupling
> Hey, why don't we write a definition of loose-coupling and 
> coarse-grained
> into our arch doc, and talk about the benefits from a "best practice"
> application thereof?  I'm trying to figure out a way of 
> making this affect
> the wsa arch documents.

Definitely!  Loose coupling is a "principle" of the Web, according to most
pundits (not sure about the Webarch document).  It's also a supposed
advantage of SOAP web services over CORBA/DCOM (for reasons I'm a bit fuzzy
about ... I guess because you could move your service from Windows to Linux
or C++ to Python without breaking the client apps).
Received on Monday, 6 January 2003 20:53:39 UTC

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