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RE: Crossreferencing the spec list with Apache's

From: Paul Denning <pauld@mitre.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2004 14:48:07 -0500
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I suggest that David or Hugo create a page in http://www.w3.org that can 
point to both lists and the RSS feed.

They can decide where to put that page (since WSAWG is done), but since the 
WS Activity lives on, I think anywhere under http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/ 
would be a good place.  And since the WS Activity lives on, W3C resources 
would be available to update it if needed (which is probably not too often 
since its just a few links to other pages, not the summaries 
themselves).  WSCG could decide if an update is appropriate.  Suggestions 
to update it can be sent to www-ws-arch.

Then point the WSA appendix to that page (assuming there is time to do it 
before it is published as a NOTE).
Creating that page is probably a good idea even if we can't get the link to 
it into the WSA doc.

The page can be updated if we find any other good sources of summarized 
WS-* specs.
For example, I like these:


NOTE that the Hyperlinks on the apache wiki [2] simply do a google search, 
which may not get you to the associated spec.

Our list [3] tries to link you directly to the spec.

The Cover Pages site map [1] has some WS links, but mostly XML and SGML 
links.  They are not currently grouped under a Web Services heading, but if 
you search that page in your browser for "web service" you will find 
some.  If you follow them, you may find additional WS-related specs.  For 
example, [4] lists

[1] http://xml.coverpages.org/siteIndex.html
[2] http://nagoya.apache.org/wiki/apachewiki.cgi?WebServicesSpecifications
[3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-arch/2003Dec/0058.html
[4] http://xml.coverpages.org/async.html


At 12:30 AM 2004-02-02, Ugo Corda wrote:

>I would link to the Apache list just as another example of attempts to
>keep track of the existing Web services standards (attempts that are
>becoming harder and harder ...).
>I don't think we should necessarily endorse the contents of the Apache
>list, given the fact that our group has never systematically analyzed
>its contents.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Michael Champion [mailto:mc@xegesis.org]
> > Sent: Sunday, February 01, 2004 7:14 PM
> > To: Ugo Corda
> > Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: Crossreferencing the spec list with Apache's
> >
> >
> >
> > On Feb 1, 2004, at 10:00 PM, Ugo Corda wrote:
> >
> > > These messages seem to imply that our group was not aware of the
> > > Apache list. In fact, we already discussed it last October (see the
> > > "Apache" thread in the October archive). I actually modified the
> > > Apache list at that time, based on that same discussion.
> > >
> >
> > That slipped past me somehow :-)
> >
> > Oh yes, at the time it was portrayed on our list as a WS-splat list,
> > not the same kind of thing as what we were doing.  As I recall I was
> > heavily focused on the day job at that point and just didn't follow
> > this carefully and check out the Apache list.  Sorry about
> > that ... the
> > logical thing to do would have been to make sure the Apache wiki had
> > everything we knew about, and then we would point to it going
> > forward.
> > Oh well ...
> >
> > Do you think we should ask David to link to the Apache list in the
> > Note, Ugo?
> >
> >
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