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Re: Comments on the discovery section and on a description of SOAP [hugo@w3.org: Re: new editor's draft of WSA available]

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 19:42:50 -0400
To: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Cc: www-wsa-comments@w3.org, www-wsa-comments-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFB9F7AE0A.0EA31E4C-ON85256C5D.0081727A-85256C5D.00822313@rchland.ibm.com>
Hugo,

I've incorporated your comments.

Cheers,

Christopher Ferris
Architect, Emerging e-business Industry Architecture
email: chrisfer@us.ibm.com
phone: +1 508 234 3624

www-wsa-comments-request@w3.org wrote on 10/25/2002 07:44:18 AM:

> Forwarding this to www-wsa-comments as per Chris's request.
> 
> The archived message is at:
> 
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-arch/2002Oct/0376.html
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Hugo
> 
> -- 
> Hugo Haas - W3C
> mailto:hugo@w3.org - http://www.w3.org/People/Hugo/
> 
> ----- Message from Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org> on Thu, 24 Oct 2002 19:11:06 
+0200 -----
> 
> To:
> 
> W3C WS Architecture <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
> 
> Subject:
> 
> Re: new editor's draft of WSA available
> 
> Content of the email, which ended up being messy:
> - a set of comments with an attached patch implementing them.
> - a request for the deletion of 3 sentences (comment that I had done a
>   few weeks ago).
> 
> * Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com> [2002-10-24 07:58-0400]
> > If others have also offered feedback and/or suggested changes, I would 

> > encourage
> > them to identify their comments so that their feedback can be likewise 

> > incorporated.
> 
> First set of comments
> ---------------------
> 
> I had been trying to tweak Heather's contributions in order not to
> imply that the architecture was registry-centric by commenting on
> HKsContribution.triangle.htm[1], but I obviously missed
> HKsContribution.discoveryagency.htm[2] in the email storm.
> 
> HKsContribution.discoveryagency.htm is now section 3.3.4[3], so I will
> comment on this.
> 
> Considering the time constraints, I will try and not start a long
> debate, just suggest simple, yet important for the sake of
> generalization, edits.
> 
> First, a purely editorial comment: there are some redundancies in the
> text. In the 3.3.4 introduction, the end, from "The simplest, ..."
> until 3.3.4.1 is redundant with what is explained later, and what was
> said in the previous paragraph.
> 
> The following is very UDDI-centric, and I think that we could add a
> few "such as", or "for example".
> 
> 3.3.4.1.2, which lists examples, should IMO list publication on a Web
> site (WSDL document sitting at a URI).
> 
> The following:
> 
> | For service description repositories that span hosts within an
> | enterprise, a service provider would publish to a private UDDI
> | registry.
> 
> suggests that UDDI is the only answer. I would change "would" by
> "may".
> 
> In 3.3.4.2.3, I would change "WSIL, unlike UDDI, is not suited for
> many/most of the dynamic discovery/bind scenarios" to "Inspection,
> unlike registries, is not suited for many/most of the dynamic
> discovery/bind scenarios" to generalize concepts. I am sure that this
> very sentence can spark an interesting debate, but I just want to
> focus on editorial changes here.
> 
> I would also remove the "index.html" example: index.html isn't a well
> known specified place. "/w3c/p3p.xml" is a better example.
> 
> Attached is a patch against wd-wsa-arch.xml, revision 1.19 dated
> $Date: 2002/10/24 15:37:40 $, which implements my suggested changes.
> I apologize for any weirdness in the patch encoding: the file was in
> some weird Mac encoding that Emacs & diff were fighting over.
> 
> [ Having just edited the document, I see that some of my comments went
>   away when Joel's edits were incorporated. ]
> 
> Second comment
> --------------
> 
> One last thing: I had suggested[4] to remove mentions of SOAP 1.1 in
> what is now section 3.3.1.2, since SOAP 1.2 is near completion, and I
> don't think we need to behave as historians here. I would remove "The
> current industry standard [..] input specification for the XML
> Protocol Working Group [XMLP 00]." (3 sentences)
> 
> I will do a closer reading of the draft in the next few days (I just
> looked at the discovery section for now).
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Hugo
> 
>   1. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-arch/2002Sep/0223.html
>   2. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-arch/2002Sep/0219.html
>   3. 
http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/2002/ws/arch/wsa/wd-wsa-arch.html#IDAGCH2E
>   4. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-arch/2002Oct/0040.html
> -- 
> Hugo Haas - W3C
> mailto:hugo@w3.org - http://www.w3.org/People/Hugo/
> [attachment "wd-wsa-arch.diff" deleted by Christopher B 
Ferris/Waltham/IBM] 
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