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WSAWG Issue 19 resolved: Definition of a Web service out of sync

From: Hugo Haas <hugo@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 19:19:05 +0100
To: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Cc: www-wsa-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030129181905.GA15550@w3.org>


You sent an email[1] notifying the Web Services Architecture Working
Group that the definition of "Web service" was out of sync in the
different drafts, which is listed as issue 19[2].

The current Working Drafts have been modified to all use the same
definition, which should solve the issue:

| A Web service is a software system identified by a URI [RFC 2396],
| whose public interfaces and bindings are defined and described using
| XML. Its definition can be discovered by other software systems. These
| systems may then interact with the Web service in a manner prescribed
| by its definition, using XML based messages conveyed by Internet
| protocols.


Please let us know if you are not satisfied with this resolution.

Thank you.



  1. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-arch/2002Oct/0385.html
  2. http://www.w3.org/2002/ws/arch/2/issues/wsa-issues.html#x19
Hugo Haas - W3C
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