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RE: Draft of Definitions

From: Krishna Sankar <ksankar@cisco.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 18:15:58 -0800
To: "'Keith Ballinger'" <keithba@microsoft.com>, <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000601c1ca35$04deeb00$5ca7153f@amer.cisco.com>
At least the web services architecture and the web services description
groups should have the *same* definitions and glossary, hopefully
co-maintained. Would be good if we can also be coherent with the XMLP
WG.

cheers

 | -----Original Message-----
 | From: Keith Ballinger [mailto:keithba@microsoft.com] 
 | Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 4:21 PM
 | To: Krishna Sankar; www-ws-desc@w3.org
 | Subject: RE: Draft of Definitions
 | 
 | 
 | When you say both the groups, what do you mean? Which 
 | groups? The other
 | W3C groups?
 | 
 | -----Original Message-----
 | From: Krishna Sankar [mailto:ksankar@cisco.com] 
 | Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 4:13 PM
 | To: www-ws-desc@w3.org
 | Subject: RE: Draft of Definitions
 | 
 | Hi,
 | 
 | 	As a suggestion, can both the groups have one set of definitions
 | ?
 | 
 | cheers
 | 
 |  | -----Original Message-----
 |  | From: www-ws-desc-request@w3.org 
 |  | [mailto:www-ws-desc-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of David Booth
 |  | Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 2:29 PM
 |  | To: Keith Ballinger
 |  | Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org
 |  | Subject: Draft of Definitions
 |  | 
 |  | 
 |  | Keith,
 |  | 
 |  | Here is an initial draft of definitions.  What do you think?
 |  | 
 |  | David Booth
 |  | 
 |  |   ---------------------------------- cut here 
 |  | ------------------------------------
 |  | 
 |  | Non-Normative Definitions
 |  | =========================
 |  | 
 |  | Web Service
 |  | Software that performs a task on behalf of one or more 
 |  | Clients, typically 
 |  | over a network, using protocols defined in this document. 
 |  | [This definition 
 |  | may change, subject to guidance from the Web Services 
 |  | Architecture Working 
 |  | Group.]
 |  | 
 |  | Client
 |  | Software that makes use of a Web Service, acting as its 
 |  | "user" or "customer".
 |  | 
 |  | Normative Definitions
 |  | =====================
 |  | 
 |  | Message
 |  | Data to be communicated to or from a Web Service as a 
 | single logical 
 |  | transmission.
 |  | 
 |  | Operation
 |  | A single logical action supported by the Service. An 
 |  | operation associates 
 |  | an input message with one or more output or error messages.
 |  | 
 |  | OperationSet (a/k/a "Port Type")
 |  | A logical grouping of operations supported by the Service.
 |  | 
 |  | Binding
 |  | An association between an OperationSet, a concrete protocol 
 |  | and a data 
 |  | format that specifies the protocol and data format that may 
 |  | be used to 
 |  | communicate with the Service.
 |  | 
 |  | Port
 |  | An association between a Binding and a network address that 
 |  | may be used to 
 |  | communicate with the Service.
 |  | 
 |  | Service
 |  | A collection of Ports.
 |  | 
 |  | [End]
 |  | 
 |  | 
 | 
 | 
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