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Re: updated editor's copy of WSDL 1.2 spec

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2002 15:44:52 +0200
Message-ID: <3D132DD4.ECD63BCA@crf.canon.fr>
To: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
CC: "WS-Desc WG (Public)" <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

Hi Sanjiva,

On the whole, I like the new approach. I am wondering, though, whether
section 2 and 3, as currently written (or as being rewritten as far as
section 3 is concerned), are not largely going to duplicates of each
other. For example, 2.2 "Message Description Component" specifies the
properties for the message EII; but I expect that section 3.4 "Messages"
will do the same? Did you have something else in mind?

Minor, additional comments below.

This is a great start anyway! Keep up the good work!

Jean-Jacques.

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Other comments, in document order:

   * Section 2, second paragraph. I think an extra sentence at the
     beginning of this paragraph to define "group" would help the reader
     not confuse this with the "component" concept from the previous
     paragraph.
   * Personally, I find the abbreviations TDC, MPDCs, PTDCs, etc. too
     confusing, especially since they are too many of them and they look
     too similar.
   * 2.1, "OMG IDL". Can we really reference an OMG IDL type from WSDL?
     Do we want this here at all?
   * 2.5, "SOAP 1.1". Maybe add an ednote to indicate that the WG is
     currently investigating whether it will support SOAP 1.1 in this
     specification, as a W3C note, or otherwise.
   * Re. "property". Shouldn't this be EII or AII in a number of places?
   * Re. issues in general, maybe we should be using a modified form of
     ednote (table with border), so that they clearly stand out from the
     text (when printed)?

Sanjiva Weerawarana wrote:

> I've been working on the draft as planned at the F2F. Here's what
> I've done so far:
>
> - added the start of an abstract model. Sorry for starting this
>   Gudge, but I had to put it to be able to describe the syntax
>   stuff separately.
>
> - started re-writing stuff using the infoset
>
> - restructured it quite a bit to make it flow better
>
> The doc is far from being complete, but its taking shape. Any early
> comments or suggestions are greatly welcome!
>
> It is available here:
>     http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/2002/ws/desc/part1/part1.html
>
> Bye,
>
> Sanjiva.
Received on Friday, 21 June 2002 09:45:54 GMT

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