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RE: Proposed text on reliability in the web services architecture

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2003 09:07:31 -0700
Message-ID: <9A4FC925410C024792B85198DF1E97E404B6E023@usmsg03.sagus.com>
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Baker [mailto:distobj@acm.org]
> Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2003 11:00 AM
> To: Champion, Mike
> Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Proposed text on reliability in the web services
> architecture

> REST provides for encapsulating legacy systems through 
> layering.  So one
> would simply write a component which on one interface presented the
> uniform interface, and on the other interacted with the legacy system
> via its native interface.

OK.  How about proposing some text that makes the case for the RESTful
approach to reliable applications (as opposed to reliable messaging), and
noting whatever downsides you care to admit.  I'm sure the rest of us will
think of a few more :-)  

> BTW, a quick comment about WS-Reliability.  It contains a 
> "To:" header,
> which appears to bump head first into issue 2;
> http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/arch/2/issues/wsa-issues.html#x2

I don't follow.  It appears to RESOLVE issue 2 by specifying a SOAP
extension mechanism for identifying the target of a message. "Bump head
first into" sounds like it is a Bad Thing.
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