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Re: The UR Trout: Web Services, REST, SOAP

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2003 21:15:26 -0400
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030702211526.M1116@www.markbaker.ca>

-1, I suppose.  I really like the idea of a bite sized chunk describing
the raison d'etre of Web services (when compared to the Web), but I'd say
that this text raises more questions than it answers.

Mark.

On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 04:23:13PM -0700, Dave Hollander wrote:
> Proposal
> 
> Web services are machine to machine communications using interfaces based
> standards associated with the World Wide Web. For simple communications, the
> HTTP and XML standards are sufficient for interface definition. For more
> complex communications, the interface must use well establish standards to
> identify the schema for the payload and methods within the binary exchanged
> data. The method of providing viability and access to this data must be well
> defined by standards such that all applications that implement the standard
> are able to locate that data within any conforming a message.

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Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
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