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Re: Proposed issue; Visibility of Web services

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 20:26:21 -0400
To: www-ws@w3.org
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+1 to all of Noah's note... but especially for:

Noah Mendelsohn wrote on 05/27/2003 05:45:20 PM:

> 
> Hi.  I really think I've stated my position, I feel that you've stated 
> yours, and we're all going in circles. 

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> 
> I don't know if the analogy is making sense, but I feel that you are 
> unwilling to deal with overtly modelling this higher level of 
application 
> processing.  I still think that the reason the "browsable" web gets away 

> without such contracts is that there are mostly humans at the client. If 

> you go to weather.com looking to buy a book, it's your human judgement 
> that lets you say:  "oops, wrong response to the GET for the form...type 

> error...I was expecting an 'order book' form and I got a 'choose a city 
> for weather' form instead."  WSDL gives applications the machine level 
> tools they need to do the equivalent, and to efficiently generate code.
> 

<snip/>

Christopher Ferris
STSM, Emerging e-business Industry Architecture
email: chrisfer@us.ibm.com
phone: +1 508 234 3624
Received on Tuesday, 27 May 2003 20:26:30 GMT

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