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

From: He, Hao <Hao.He@thomson.com.au>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 08:59:32 +1000
Message-ID: <686B9E7C8AA57A45AE8DDCC5A81596AB046AE60B@sydthqems01.int.tisa.com.au>
To: "'Martin Chapman'" <martin.chapman@oracle.com>, Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>, www-ws-arch@w3.org
Well, I would consider even http and binary JPEG are Web services. It is not
important what format of representation of the resource you are getting. 


-----Original Message-----
From: Martin Chapman [mailto:martin.chapman@oracle.com]
Sent: Friday, July 04, 2003 4:51 AM
To: Sanjiva Weerawarana; www-ws-arch@w3.org
Subject: RE: The UR Trout: Web Services, REST, SOAP

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
for a band within the spectrum?


> -----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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