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RE: Jini As a WebService

From: Anne Thomas Manes <anne@manes.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 10:07:32 -0400
To: "'Zia-Ul-haq Farani'" <dc03zzf@brunel.ac.uk>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20040428140954.CDF1DA278D@frink.w3.org>

A UDDI registry service is a Web service. It exposes a SOAP API that is
described by WSDL.

The Jini lookup service is not a Web service. It exposes a Java RMI API. If
you want to use Jini with Web services, you will need to build a Web service
wrapper that acts as a gateway between SOAP/WSDL and Java/RMI. In other
words, build a Web service that exposes the Jini lookup functionality using
SOAP/WSDL. When the gateway Web service receives a request, it transforms it
into a native Java RMI Jini request.


-----Original Message-----
From: www-ws-arch-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-arch-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Zia-Ul-haq Farani
Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 5:41 PM
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Subject: Jini As a WebService

UDDI can be used as a WebService but what about Jini? Can we use Jini and
UDDI as a WebService. I am looking for some informative material on this
Received on Wednesday, 28 April 2004 10:09:59 UTC

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