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Re: Proposed definition of node

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Nov 2004 05:57:11 +0600
Message-ID: <038c01c4d025$d2cffd30$bcffff0a@LANKABOOK>
To: "Ugo Corda" <UCorda@SeeBeyond.com>, "David Booth" <dbooth@w3.org>, <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

Um, been there, done that .. pls see the mailing list archives.
We've discussed this topic enough times!

Sanjiva.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ugo Corda" <UCorda@SeeBeyond.com>
To: "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>; "David Booth"
<dbooth@w3.org>; <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 21, 2004 11:53 PM
Subject: RE: Proposed definition of node


>
> I don't see what is the problem in leveraging definitions produced by
> the Web Services Architecture WG.
>
> My company, like many others, put a lot of efforts in that work, and IBM
> itself was a member of the WG at the time that work was finalized.
>
> I know that the WSA document is a WG Note and not a Recommendation - but
> that does not change the basic observation that a lot of W3C members'
> work went into that spec and it does not seem fair to act as if all that
> work did not occur.
>
> Ugo
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: www-ws-desc-request@w3.org
> > [mailto:www-ws-desc-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Sanjiva Weerawarana
> > Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2004 8:00 PM
> > To: David Booth; www-ws-desc@w3.org
> > Cc: Anish Karmarkar
> > Subject: Re: Proposed definition of node
> >
> >
> >
> > Ugh. -1 .. :-(.
> >
> > I don't like the re-introduction of "agent" .. we took this up
> > and dealt with it once before.
> >
> > We already use terms "service client" and "service provider".
> > How about something like this: A node is a single service client or a
> > single service provider, where a single client or service may use
> > one of more network endpoints (HTTP URLs, host/ports, JMS queues
> > etc.) to communicate.
> >
> > Sanjiva.
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "David Booth" <dbooth@w3.org>
> > To: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
> > Cc: "Anish Karmarkar" <Anish.Karmarkar@oracle.com>
> > Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2004 11:07 PM
> > Subject: Proposed definition of node
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Per the action item that Anish and I took at the F2F, here is a
> > > proposed definition of node that we suggest: [[
> > > A node is an agent[1] that can transmit and/or receive message(s)
> > > described in WSDL description(s) and process them. A node may be
> > > accessible via more than one physical address or transport.
> > > ]]
> > >
> > > Reference
> > > 1. Agent: http://www.w3.org/TR/ws-arch/#agent
> > >
> > > --
> > >
> > > David Booth
> > > W3C Fellow / Hewlett-Packard
> > >
> >
> >
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