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Re: Web services composition

From: Francis McCabe <fgm@fla.fujitsu.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 08:50:24 -0800
Cc: <www-ws-arch@w3.org>, <public-ws-chor@w3.org>
To: "Assaf Arkin" <arkin@intalio.com>
Message-Id: <B6F18351-5961-11D7-B616-000393A3327C@fla.fujitsu.com>

>> 3b. Not associating an identifier with a Web service at all: Web
>> services would become epiphenomena of the interaction of Web service
>> agents.  I.e., the WSDL description would identify the identity of the
>> providing agent for each message exchange pattern, rather than any Web
>> service itself.
> What about another alternative. The composed Web service is known by 
> it's
> definition like any other Web service (WSDL). For the purpose of 
> interaction
> there is no distinction between a composed Web service, a non-composed 
> Web
> service.

That is precisely what I am suggesting. However, this is an issue, 
because in the Architecture group the description of a Web service need 
not be a resource (in the WWW sense).

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