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

From: Martin Chapman <martin.chapman@oracle.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2003 11:50:31 -0700
To: "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Message-ID: <PEEBJKKCFNCENDPJDEMIMEIHDGAA.martin.chapman@oracle.com>

So http and xhtml are web services?
The key point is that there is of course a spectrum.
Are we trying to label the spectrum as a whole, or label and define an
architecture
for a band within the spectrum?

Martin.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sanjiva Weerawarana [mailto:sanjiva@watson.ibm.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 03, 2003 11:34 AM
> To: Martin Chapman; www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: Re: The UR Trout: Web Services, REST, SOAP
>
>
> "Martin Chapman" <martin.chapman@oracle.com> writes:
> > yes but are they [http and xml] "web services"? this is the 1m euro
> > question.
>
> To me, absolutely. Without that you cannot build WSA as a single
> architecture that encompasses both "technologies" for doing stuff.
> Also, WSDL can model the [http and xml] thingies too of course,
> so really REST collapses under WS ;-).
>
> Sanjiva.
>
>
>
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