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DR 200: objects???

From: MOREAU Jean-Jacques <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2000 17:42:35 +0100
Message-ID: <3A12BCFB.3F485CBB@crf.canon.fr>
To: "xml-dist-app@w3.org" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Considering that 1) we are focusing on the "wire format" only; 2) the
word "object" was considered out of scope (DR019), I propose we find a
better wording for:
    "program or object and procedure or method"

Noah suggested adding "service" to this list. I think we are looking
for a word that captures the notion of an end point/port capable of
executing a piece of code (script, method, procedure, database query,


Original text:
              The XML Protocol will contain a convention for
              representing calls and replies between RPC (Remote
              Procedure Call) applications. The conventions will
              include the following:
                1.Unique specification of the program or object and
                   procedure or method to be called based on URI
                2.The ability to specify the parameters to a call in a

                   request message and the results of a call in a
                3.Provisions for specifying errors in a reply

              Where possible, an attempt will be made to leverage
              any related work done by the IETF. .
Received on Wednesday, 15 November 2000 11:45:57 UTC

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