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Re: Reference requirements

From: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2002 02:27:12 +0100 (CET)
To: Nirmal Mukhi <nmukhi@us.ibm.com>, Paul Prescod <paul@prescod.net>
cc: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0202230223330.8912-100000@mail.idoox.com>
 Nirmal, Paul,
 right now we have untyped remote references, that's correct.
 We agree that typed remote references would be even more useful 
and we are working on that. I still don't think this 
functionality should be integrated into WSDL in any version 
thereof.
 Best regards,

                   Jacek Kopecky

                   Senior Architect, Systinet (formerly Idoox)
                   http://www.systinet.com/



On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Nirmal Mukhi wrote:

 > 
 > Hello Jacek,
 > 
 > I like your proposal; I have one question: how do you declare in a WSDL
 > that a message contains a remote reference to a web service? The WASP
 > documentation says that if a message part contains a remote reference, it
 > will be of type http://idoox.com/interface:serviceReference...is that
 > correct? I think we need something better - with the current scheme there
 > is no way for a client to know by looking at the WSDL exactly what kind of
 > service reference is exchanged, until it actually receives the service
 > reference. I'm thinking it would be useful to be able to say in the message
 > definition "part foo will be a service reference for a service that
 > supports port types A, B and C". This would allow things like static
 > generation of stubs on the client side so it can use the service reference
 > when it comes in, and just makes the proposal more complete.
 > 
 > Thanks,
 > Nirmal.

On Fri, 22 Feb 2002, Paul Prescod wrote:

 > Nirmal Mukhi wrote:
 > > 
 > > ... I'm thinking it would be useful to be able to say in the message
 > > definition "part foo will be a service reference for a service that
 > > supports port types A, B and C". This would allow things like static
 > > generation of stubs on the client side so it can use the service reference
 > > when it comes in, and just makes the proposal more complete.
 > 
 > Right, that's what I was asking for in the beginning and why I think it
 > is really a WSDL issue more than anything else.
 > 
 >  Paul Prescod
 > 
Received on Friday, 22 February 2002 20:27:14 GMT

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