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RE: Web Service Description and stateful services

From: Savas Parastatidis <Savas.Parastatidis@newcastle.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 12:57:37 +0100
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> 
> But whether WSD or WSCHOR eventually looks into this, I *do* think
that we
> need to have concepts/relationships that describe how a Web service
> maintains its state.  This is obviously tied up with the more abstract
> discussions we've had over the role of "statelessness" in the Web
> architecture.
> 

Surely, the way a Web service maintains its state must be an
implementation detail. How do we refer to/address that state and whether
there is value in providing a standard way for
creating/modifying/accessing it should be the topic of discussion, but
in the appropriate WGs.

.savas.
Received on Tuesday, 20 May 2003 07:57:46 GMT

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