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From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2002 08:11:48 -0500
Message-ID: <011c01c2993b$35a6cfc0$ac00a8c0@lankabook2>
To: "WS-Desc WG \(Public\)" <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

Hmm. Do we adopt the perspective that Mike is referring to below?
If so it seems to me that we'd have to make the R120 proposal from
Arthur into a normative one .. contrary to what we plan on doing
now as I recall.

Bye,

Sanjiva.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
To: "Joao Paulo Andrade Almeida" <almeida@cs.utwente.nl>;
<www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, November 29, 2002 10:29 AM
Subject: RE: definition of web services in "web services architecture"


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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Joao Paulo Andrade Almeida [mailto:almeida@cs.utwente.nl]
> > Sent: Friday, November 29, 2002 9:25 AM
> > To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> > Subject: definition of web services in "web services architecture"
> >
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> > Services described in WSDL 1.1 are not identified by a URI.
> > Instead, each port of a service is identified by a URI.
> >
> > Is this intentional? Have I interpreted the definition
> > correctly?
>
> I can't speak for the working group's intention vis a vis WSDL 1.1.
> Nevertheless, the general purpose of the definition is to look forward to
a
> "reference architecture" incorporating WSDL 1.2 than to be backward
> compatible with everything we now think of as a "web service".  This does
> not mean that WSDL 1.1 can't be used to describe "web services", just that
> it is best practice to use URIs whenever feasible to identify web service
> components so as to maximize compatibility and interoperability with the
> rest of the Web.  WSDL 1.2 adopts this perspective.
>
> In light of this, could you suggest some specific clarifications in the
> text?
Received on Sunday, 1 December 2002 08:14:19 GMT

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