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Re: Proposed replacement text for Section 1.6

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 11:08:32 -0500
To: David Booth <dbooth@w3.org>
Cc: "He, Hao" <Hao.He@thomson.com.au>, "'Champion, Mike'" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>, "'www-ws-arch@w3.org '" <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20040114110832.I763@www.markbaker.ca>

+1

I admire Hao's attempt to sneak this in the back door 8-), but I think
it would only confuse people.  Web services proponents have rejected the
uniform interface, and that needs to be clear IMO.

Mark.

On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 10:49:53AM -0500, David Booth wrote:
> 
> At 03:25 PM 1/12/2004 +1100, He, Hao wrote:
> >. . .
> >2. Two main architectural constraints of SOA: 1) A small set of simple and 
> >ubiquitous interfaces to all participating software agents.
> 
> I think we better NOT say "ubiquitous" here, because that makes it sounds 
> like Web services offer a "uniform interface" (a la REST).  According to 
> REST folks, one of the problems of WS is that they do NOT obey the uniform 
> interface requirement.  Instead, each WS defines its own interfaces.
> 
> I think we can just drop the word "ubiquitous" and the above would be fine.
> 
> 
> -- 
> David Booth
> W3C Fellow / Hewlett-Packard
> Telephone: +1.617.253.1273

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Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
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