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RE: Counting noses on "is SOAP and/or WSDL intrinsic to the definitio n of Web service"

From: Ugo Corda <UCorda@SeeBeyond.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2003 15:08:13 -0700
Message-ID: <EDDE2977F3D216428E903370E3EBDDC90811E2@MAIL01.stc.com>
To: "David Orchard" <dorchard@bea.com>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>

By the same logic, would a WSDL binding to plain Java calls (sender and receiver within the same Java process) correspond to a Web service? Or a WSDL binding to RMI, or to DCOM, or to IIOP? Certainly possible WSDL bindings cover a lot of territory ...

Ugo

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Orchard [mailto:dorchard@bea.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 04, 2003 2:47 PM
> To: 'Jeff Mischkinsky'; 'Christopher B Ferris'; www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Counting noses on "is SOAP and/or WSDL intrinsic to the
> definitio n of Web service"
> 
> 
> 
> Another question to the +10ers.  If a WSDL file can describe 
> a service that
> uses HTTP GET and POST and not SOAP, as in 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/wsdl#_http,
> is that service a web service?  Under the +10 definition, it 
> isn't.  So the
> "Web service" description language describes Web service + 
> something else.
> What do you call that something else that WSD can describe 
> but isn't a Web
> service?  Which also means that we actually have a Web 
> Service + some other
> thing Description Language.
> 
> Dave
> 
 
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