W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-xkms@w3.org > November 2002

RE: WSDL for XKMS

From: Shivaram Mysore <Shivaram.Mysore@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 09:59:12 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <200211071759.gA7HxD717094@ha1sca-mail1.SFBay.Sun.COM>
To: www-xkms@w3.org, blaird@exchange.microsoft.com

 
> WSDL is a useful tool for describing the message bindings a WebService
> supports.  I'd suggest we do a WSDL as the mechanism for specifying the
> SOAP binding for an XKMS service.  This should be straigthforward based
> on code Phill already has and available WSDL generation tools.
> 
> I don't see any particular value in creating a WSDL that specifies the
> XKMS messages without incorporating the protocols binding sections.
> This adds no value beyond the message schemas we already have.
> 

So, is it appropriate to have a WSDL definition in the protocol bindings 
document for SOAP - may be as an example as to how a WSDL would like - may be 
useful info for developers.


> As to the IP issue.  The orginal WSDL Note was submitted by a number of
> companies, some who made royalty free declarations and some who made
> RAND declarations.  (I am not however, aware of any of these companies
> declaring any actual IP requiring licensing and royalty payments.)  WSDL
> 1.2 is being developed under the W3C Web Services Activity.  That
> activity was chartered with a royalty free IP policy.  Basically, we
> have the same situation as with IP declarations related to SOAP.  Use of
> SOAP 1.2 and WSDL 1.2 for our SOAP binding requirements provides
> reasonable assurance we're not requiring use of IP encumbered
> technology.
> 
> Blair
>  
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shivaram Mysore [mailto:Shivaram.Mysore@Sun.COM] 
> Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2002 7:25 AM
> To: www-xkms@w3.org
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Phill had certain expectations from WSDL for XKMS [1].  Are we or should
> someone write a WSDL for XKMS schema or has someone already done that.
> If yes, should we put it in the spec or as an additional note?
> 
> There is currently only a reference to WSDL, but, nothing more than that
> in our spec.  Also, are there any IP releated issues w.r.t. WSDL?
> 
> [1]  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-xkms/2002Mar/0089.html
> [2]  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-xkms/2002Jul/0024.html
> 
> /Shivaram
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ___
> Shivaram H. Mysore <shivaram.mysore@sun.com>
> 
> Software Engineer 				Co-Chair, W3C's XKMS WG	
> Java Card Engineering
> http://www.w3.org/2001/XKMS
> JavaSoft, Sun Microsystems Inc.	
> 
> Direct: (408)276-7524
> Fax:    (408)276-7608
> 
> http://java.sun.com/people/shivaram  (Internal: http://mysore.sfbay/)
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ___
> 
> 
> 

___________________________________________________________________________
Shivaram H. Mysore <shivaram.mysore@sun.com>

Software Engineer 				Co-Chair, W3C's XKMS WG	
Java Card Engineering				http://www.w3.org/2001/XKMS
JavaSoft, Sun Microsystems Inc.	

Direct: (408)276-7524
Fax:    (408)276-7608

http://java.sun.com/people/shivaram  (Internal: http://mysore.sfbay/)
___________________________________________________________________________
Received on Thursday, 7 November 2002 12:59:16 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 27 October 2009 08:39:18 GMT