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RE: Web Services Architecture Document

From: Katia Sycara <katia@cs.cmu.edu>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 10:51:30 -0500
To: 'Stephane Fellah' <fellah@pcigeomatics.com>, www-ws-arch@w3.org
Cc: katia@cs.cmu.edu
Message-ID: <001201c3e748$edca8540$d1bd0280@scs.ad.cs.cmu.edu>

 We are working on an OWL formalization of the concepts and relationships in
the Web Services Architecture. It will be published along with the final
Working Group product by end of next week. 
 As for OWL-S it is not a Working Group of the W3C, though some of us would
like it to become one.
  Cheers, Katia

-----Original Message-----
From: www-ws-arch-request@w3.org [mailto:www-ws-arch-request@w3.org] On
Behalf Of Stephane Fellah
Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2004 5:27 PM
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Subject: Re: Web Services Architecture Document


I have a couple of questions related to the scope of your working group.
Is there any chance to see an OWL formalization of the different
concepts and relationships exposed in the WS Architecture Document ?
What would be the next step for W3C : define again new XML schemas
(syntaxic approach) or using semantic web technologies (OWL). I clearly
favor the last option because the syntaxic approach is too brittle to
scale on the web. The OWL-S effort seems to address the same problem,
but uses different terms. Is there any harmonization effort between the
working groups ? 

Thanks in advance.
Best regards
Stephane Fellah
Senior Software Engineer
PCI Geomatics
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