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RE: Extending the functionality of an existing Web Service

From: Tom Jordahl <tomj@macromedia.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 14:00:23 -0800
Message-ID: <CB1FF0A474AEA84EA0206D5B05F6A4CB05A7445F@S1001EXM02.macromedia.com>
To: "'Jean-Jacques Moreau'" <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>, "'paul.downey@bt.com'" <paul.downey@bt.com>
Cc: "'www-ws-desc@w3.org'" <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

+1
Inheritance is what I read this to be pointing to.  And we (gack) did that.

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Tom Jordahl
Macromedia Server Development

-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2004 11:26 AM
To: paul.downey@bt.com
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Subject: Re: Extending the functionality of an existing Web Service


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 16:57:29 GMT

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