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RE: Web Service Description and stateful services

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 08:03:09 -0400
To: "Savas Parastatidis" <Savas.Parastatidis@newcastle.ac.uk>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org, www-ws-arch-request@w3.org
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+1

Christopher Ferris
Architect, Emerging e-business Industry Architecture
email: chrisfer@us.ibm.com
phone: +1 508 234 3624

Savas Parastatidis wrote on 05/20/2003 07:57:37 AM:

> 
> > 
> > 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 08:03:37 GMT

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