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Re: WSDL 1.1 to WSDL 2.0 mapping

From: Amelia A Lewis <alewis@tibco.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2004 15:05:35 -0500
To: paul.downey@bt.com
Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org
Message-id: <20040322150535.3dadc845.alewis@tibco.com>

I think that the problem may be that WSDL 2.0 is neither a subset nor a
superset of WSDL 1.1; they're overlapping, but contain disjoint subsets.

I think that this would be a good and interesting project, for folks who
want to volunteer to make it happen.  But ... I'm not volunteering ....

Amy!
On Mon, 22 Mar 2004 19:40:25 +0000
paul.downey@bt.com wrote:

> Hmm ..thanks!
>  
> I guess it won't be a good fit going WSDL 2.0 to 1.1, but then
> documenting what's different is going to be very useful info. 
>  
> Our biggest concern is in migrating our existing services, WSDL 1.1 to
> 2.0 and i'm prepared to accept that might not be a good fit either -
> you mention SOAP encoding and i immediately thought of operator
> overloading and i guess there are going to be a metric tonne of other
> issues.
>  
> I don't want to bog the WG with a load more to think about, but given
> this is something i'm sure i'm not alone in having to think about, I'd
> ideally like the backing and support of this WG.
>  
> This might provide a good validation for our spec as well as providing
> a good source of lots of existing real-world test cases!
>  
> Paul
> 
> 	-----Original Message----- 
> 	From: Arthur Ryman [mailto:ryman@ca.ibm.com] 
> 	Sent: Mon 22/03/2004 18:51 
> 	To: Downey,PS,Paul,XSJ67A C 
> 	Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org; www-ws-desc-request@w3.org 
> 	Subject: Re: WSDL 1.1 to WSDL 2.0 mapping
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> 	Paul, 
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> 	There are things in WSDL 2.0 that cannot be expressed in WSDL
> 	1.1, e.g. interface inheritance. However, it is probably
> 	feasible to imbed WSDL 1.1 into WSDL 2.0, although you may have
> 	to invent some extensions (e.g. for SOAP encoding). 
> 	
> 	Arthur Ryman,
> 	Rational Desktop Tools Development
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> 	one of the more difficult questions i'm being asked at the
> 	moment is how we will migrate from our WSDL 1.1 documents into
> 	WSDL 2.0 when it arrives.
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> 	This task would be vastly simplified if there was a standard
> 	mapping between the two languages, with an indication of which
> 	WSDL 1.1 features cannot be expressed in WSDL 1.1 and
> 	vice-versa.
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> 	Given we now have a nice component model for WSDL 2.0, is it
> 	feasible to provided WSDL 1.1 serialisation and deserialisation
> 	for WSDL 2.0 ? If so, could this be written up as a W3C note
> 	under this WG ?
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> 	Paul
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> 	-- 
> 	Paul Sumner Downey
> 	Web Services Integration
> 	BT Exact
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Amelia A. Lewis
Architect/Principal Engineer
TIBCO/Extensibility, Inc.
alewis@tibco.com
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