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Re: Service Discovery comments

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2004 11:23:33 +0100
To: David Booth <dbooth@w3.org>
Cc: Katia Sycara <katia@cs.cmu.edu>, www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040120102333.GE2419@w3.org>
* David Booth <dbooth@w3.org> [2004-01-17 13:32-0500]
> >1. section 2.3.3.2.1.
> > "Discovery is the act of locating *a Web service through its *
> >machine-processable  description that may have been previously unknown and
> >that meets certain functional criteria"
> >
> >Katia comment: the current definition states that the discovery is the acto
> >of locating a machine-processable description of a Web service ...
> >The goal is to discover the service rather than its description so I think
> >that stating this explicitly in the definition is preferable
> 
> I think it's important to be clear that the *act* of discovery is the act 
> of finding a *description*, but you're right that the *goal* is to find a 
> service, I've changed the definition to:
> 
> "Discovery is the act of locating a machine-processable description of a 
> Web service that may have been previously unknown and that meets certain 
> functional criteria.  The goal is to find an appropriate Web service."
> 
> Hugo: This will need to be updated in the glossary.

Done.

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