W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-ws-arch@w3.org > May 2003

RE: Web services are widely adopted ???

From: Ugo Corda <UCorda@SeeBeyond.com>
Date: Sun, 18 May 2003 11:12:33 -0700
Message-ID: <EDDE2977F3D216428E903370E3EBDDC90811B5@MAIL01.stc.com>
To: <edwink@collaxa.com>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>

> The only place where there seems to be a strong disagreement if the unified
> interface. Unfortunately, there aren't enough mature real world deployment
> to be able to judge the pros and cons of either approach went it comes to
> adaptability. As Ann points out in here email, SOA has some benefits when it
> comes to design: I can define one order management portType and group 20
> methods. On the other hand, if you look at all existing solutions used for
> integration (EAI and B2B), they are all bases on a message bus which exposes
> a very simple interface (susbscribe, publish).

Yes, I remember pointing out almost a year ago that, as the industry's focus shifts from RPC-style SOAP/WSDL to document-style, the unified interface issue should get minimized. 

The more I follow these recent REST discussions the more I am reminded of "deja vu all over again" ...

Ugo
 
Received on Sunday, 18 May 2003 14:12:45 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 3 July 2007 12:25:19 GMT