Re: Caveats for Web-friendly service description

On Jun 1, 2005, at 9:57 PM, Philippe Le Hegaret wrote:
> Before this list goes into a "what is a [wW]eb [Ss]ervice?" (cf
> xml-dev), may I suggest to avoid that term... if possible? Some of us
> are involved in Web Services effort and, foreseeing the issue, I  
> careful
> pointed to a definition of "Web Service" in the introduction  
> message [1]
> to prevent confusion and debate around it.


I understand what you mean.

I read from your posting that this list especially is *not* targeted at
such[1] web services and discussions on this list should avoid the  
term altogether.
Is that correct?

But then, I feel there should be term for what is actually being  
What about:

- resource
- Web application
- RESTful (Web) application

Or am I missing something (not being a native speaker)?



> This would also help us
> spreading confusion as well about our intent.
> Philippe
> [1]
> 0001.html

Jan Algermissen, Consultant & Programmer                     
Tugboat Consulting, 'Applying Web technology to enterprise IT'

Received on Wednesday, 1 June 2005 20:09:09 UTC