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Multiple endpoints with the same interface

From: Kenneth Chiu <chiuk@cs.indiana.edu>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2003 00:27:29 -0500 (EST)
To: www-ws-desc@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.53.0304141509450.6393@baldy.extreme.indiana.edu>

We are working on a mapping from the U.S. Dept. of Energy
Common Component Architecture (CCA) to WSDL.  CCA components
may have multiple ports of the same type, each representing
a different "instance".

Because WSDL 1.1 stated that multiple ports of the same
portType provide "semantically equivalent behavior" we have
been mapping each CCA port to a separate service.

What is the current thinking for 1.2?  The latest draft
doesn't seem to have any guidance on the semantics of
multiple endpoints of the same interface in one service.

Kenneth Chiu
Indiana University
Received on Wednesday, 16 April 2003 01:27:33 UTC

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