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Re: message exchange patterns and # of parties

From: Amelia A. Lewis <alewis@tibco.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 12:49:03 -0400
To: David Booth <dbooth@w3.org>
Cc: sanjiva@watson.ibm.com, www-ws-desc@w3.org
Message-id: <20030912124903.0de13df3.alewis@tibco.com>

On Fri, 12 Sep 2003 12:32:16 -0400
David Booth <dbooth@w3.org> wrote:

> On yesterday's WS Arch WG call, the WG confirmed agreement on the
> following terminology for the parties involved in an interaction:
>          Terms to Avoid          Terms to Use Instead
>          ==============          ====================
>          client, consumer        requester
>          server                  Web service, service or provider
> Maybe we should follow the WSA WG's lead in our documents as well?

Since a subscriber is *not* a requester, nor is the second participating
node in any output-first operation, I would prefer to avoid making these
mistakes, even if they can be justified by pointing out that WSA made
them first.

Amelia A. Lewis
Architect, TIBCO/Extensibility, Inc.
Received on Friday, 12 September 2003 12:49:37 UTC

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