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Re: Extending the functionality of an existing Web Service

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2004 17:26:01 +0100
Message-ID: <3FFD8499.6050105@crf.canon.fr>
To: paul.downey@bt.com
Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org

I personally read this as hinting at... inheritance! I'd be fined 
with supporting versioning as well; but don't we get this with 
URIs already?

Jean-Jacques.

paul.downey@bt.com wrote:

> In the Interface Description section of the charter there is the following:
> 
>  Developers are likely to want to extend the functionality of an existing 
>  Web service.  The Working Group will look into extending interface descriptions
>  in a decentralized fashion, i.e. without priori agreement with the original
>  interface designers. 
> 
> We read this as WSDL 2.0 providing a mechanism for versioning a Web Service,  
> at least an outline how to add contents of a message without breaking existing 
> interactions.
> 
> There appears to be nothing in the requirements relating to how to version a
> Web Service beyond being able to identify versions of services and descriptions.
> 
> Has this issue been lost, or is our reading of the charter incorrect ?
> 
> Paul
> 
Received on Thursday, 8 January 2004 11:26:12 GMT

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