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Re: Proposed text for section 1.6.2 and 1.6.3

From: Francis McCabe <fgm@fla.fujitsu.com>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2003 09:00:35 -0700
Cc: "Damodaran, Suresh" <Suresh_Damodaran@stercomm.com>, www-ws-arch@w3.org, w3c-wsa-editors@w3.org
To: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Message-Id: <09FEAF9F-80A5-11D7-8752-000393A3327C@fla.fujitsu.com>

The arch already has a fair sprinkling of references to the semantic 
web.
Frank

On Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at 07:53  AM, Champion, Mike wrote:

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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Damodaran, Suresh [mailto:Suresh_Damodaran@stercomm.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2003 10:41 AM
>> To: 'Mike Champion'; www-ws-arch@w3.org
>> Cc: w3c-wsa-editors@w3.org
>> Subject: RE: Proposed text for section 1.6.2 and 1.6.3
>>
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>> 1. Historically, REST style *is* more or less the
>> architectural style of the WWW
>> (whether we like it or not!). Not saying it as such would be rewriting
>> history.
>
> So what are you suggesting ... to eliminate the distinction betweeen
> "the Web" and "REST".  I could live with that, I think, but I don't
> feel comfortable implying that all the non-RESTful stuff
> (CGI scripts, cookies, and statefulness maintained by
> application servers) is not "the Web."  <grin>
>
> I think I know where you're going -- maybe I cut TOO sharp a
> distinction between the Web and the RESTful subset of the
> Web -- but would appreciate specific wording suggestions from
> Suresh or anyone who agrees with him.
>
>> 2. WSA must be semantic web ready (at least not inhibit)
>
> Hmm, good point ... we should make some reference to that.  Actually, 
> the
> previous draft had a bit on "the description of an SOA is the 
> description of
> the messages" that I meant to keep and apprently didn't.  Saying 
> something
> about the potential for Semantic Web technologies to describe the 
> semantics
> as well as syntax of messages might be useful.
>
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 7 May 2003 12:00:42 GMT

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