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Re: A reworking of the message oriented model

From: Anders W. Tell <opensource@toolsmiths.se>
Date: Thu, 02 Oct 2003 23:37:13 +0200
Message-ID: <3F7C9A89.5010703@toolsmiths.se>
To: Francis McCabe <fgm@fla.fujitsu.com>
Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org


There is difference between prescribed mesage path and actual message 
path (runtime), both may be of interest. Is this something that fits 
into the model ?


Francis McCabe wrote:

> This diagram represents an attempt to partially refactor the Message 
> Oriented Model.
> The essential difference here is to bring out that messages have 
> originators and ultimate recipients as well as senders and receivers; 
> and the structure of the message is closer to the SOAP model.
> It also brings out the role of the message transport a little more 
> clearly.
> Some notes:
> 1. Originator and ultimate recipient of a message are really 
> service-oriented concepts.
> 2. Correlation is a general concept, that applies elsewhere. The 
> general version of this is `counts-as' (as in this message counts as 
> the reply to your earlier message).
> 3. What is not captured here is the idea of a message processing 
> model. Is that necessary? It should be covered to some extent in the 
> written text
> Comments would be welcome
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