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RE: WSDL for XKMS

From: Blair Dillaway <blaird@exchange.microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Nov 2002 10:01:42 -0800
Message-ID: <0A0B36F65A314D4AB8D2CF1D1FD835F1AB0B06@df-muttley.dogfood>
To: "Shivaram Mysore" <Shivaram.Mysore@Sun.COM>, <www-xkms@w3.org>

Yes, see 1st paragraph of last post.  It will have value to devs
Since there are now a number of tools that will consume WSDL
And generate code prototypes.
 
-----Original Message-----
From: Shivaram Mysore [mailto:Shivaram.Mysore@Sun.COM] 
Sent: Thursday, November 07, 2002 9:59 AM
To: www-xkms@w3.org; Blair Dillaway

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

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