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RE: Draft definition of WS

From: Brian Connell <brian@westglobal.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2003 16:42:53 +0100
To: "David Booth" <dbooth@w3.org>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JMEAIMHKKEFLHHHCKOPBEEANDAAA.brian@westglobal.com>


I have an issue I would like to raise with the phrase 'machine-to-machine'.

> A Web service is a software system, designed to support
> machine-to-machine interaction over a network,

This implies that a Web service is not designed to be used if the software
systems are interacting on the same machine (even using the same processor).

Can I suggest that we remove the 'machine-to-machine' term altogether, or
that we further qualify the word 'interaction' in a way that includes
software systems on the same 'machine'.


Brian Connell
Received on Friday, 25 July 2003 11:53:00 UTC

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