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RE: Requesting WSDL Files

From: Savas Parastatidis <Savas.Parastatidis@newcastle.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2004 20:26:37 +0100
Message-ID: <37E80E80B681A24B8F768D607373CA80EFE8B2@largo.campus.ncl.ac.uk>
To: "Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler)" <RogerCutler@chevrontexaco.com>
Cc: <www-ws-arch@w3.org>

Sorry Roger,

I should have made it clearer that the reason I sent the link to
Google's Web Services was because of your comment that they have a
preference in returning human readable results. Since they make their
search functionality through SOAP, the results can be consumed directly
by an application without the need to parse the returned HTML as it is
the case with the Web-based interface. Hence, the result can easily be a
WSDL or any other metadata document (e.g., RDF).

Here's an example...

Searching for "wsdl stock quote"

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-8&q=wsdl+stock+quote&spell=1

I am not recommending that this is the preferred way for finding WSDL
documents. I was just commenting on your comment.

Best regards,
--
Savas Parastatidis
http://savas.parastatidis.name
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler)
[mailto:RogerCutler@chevrontexaco.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 3:42 PM
> To: Savas Parastatidis
> Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Requesting WSDL Files
> 
> Uh, that's a little different from entering a search phrase and
getting
> back a link to a WSDL file, isn't it?
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Savas Parastatidis [mailto:Savas.Parastatidis@newcastle.ac.uk]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 3:04 AM
> To: Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler)
> Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Requesting WSDL Files
> 
> >
> > I don't think I would want Google to find WSDL files.  In fact, I
> > strongly suspect that they would resist that themselves, since they
> seem
> > to have a strong preference for returning results that are human
> > readable.  Which is more or less what I think URL's are best at --
> > returning things to people.
> >
> 
> http://www.google.com/apis/
> 
> <quote>
> 
> Google uses the SOAP and WSDL standards so a developer can program in
> his or her favorite environment - such as Java, Perl, or Visual Studio
> .NET.
> 
> </quote>
> 
> Regards,
> --
> Savas Parastatidis
> http://savas.parastatidis.name
> 
> 
> 
> 
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