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Re: WSDL question

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 05:35:31 -0400
Message-ID: <00e001c0d86b$64f43480$fdb0e220@watson.ibm.com>
To: <www-ws@w3.org>
Its out of scope for WSDL: WSDL is about describing *one*
service and not about how a single service may be made up
of (i.e., composed from) other services. 

IBM will soon be releasing a language called WSFL that's
intended for precisely that purpose. There are others in
this space as well, notably XLANG, BPML, ...


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Isaac Wieder" <isaac@wieder.com>
To: <www-ws@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2001 3:36 PM
Subject: WSDL question

> Hi,
> My company has its own web services technology.  We are looking to add
> support for WSDL in the near future, but we have services that are 
> dependent on other services.  Does a WSDL description cover
> dependencies between services, or is it out of its scope?
> I did not notice this in the spec. 
> thank you,
> Isaac Wieder
Received on Wednesday, 9 May 2001 05:36:05 UTC

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