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RE: Liaison between WS BPEL TC and W3C WS Choreography

From: Jeff Mischkinsky <jeff.mischkinsky@oracle.com>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 04:02:27 -0700
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To: Howard N Smith <howard.smith@ontology.org>, public-ws-chor@w3.org

FWIW, I note that this invitation went to the Chairs, as individuals.

At 06:30 AM 5/10/2003, Howard N Smith wrote:

>Did you ever get a reply to the letter Martin?
>Dear Diane and John, Congratulations on the formation of the WS BPEL TC in 
>OASIS. As co-chairs of the W3C Web Services Choreography working group we 
>understand the efforts that will be involved, and wish you the best of 
>luck. We firmly believe that the orchestration/choreography is a big 
>space. Furthermore we believe that there is room for non-overlapping specs 
>in this area, that can lead to a family of complimentary languages. This 
>will benefit the community and more importantly customers. It is our 
>intention to liaise closely with groups in this space in a manner that is 
>constructive and non-intrusive, in order to ensure we can provide maximum 
>benefit to the community and customers. With the formation of your group, 
>the WS BPEL TC, and the focus of your groups work we would very much like 
>to pursue a liaison with you. In addition the two groups will no doubt 
>have common requirements on other groups such as, for example, the need 
>for end-point references in WSDL 1.2. We fee!
>  l it makes sense to explore these requirements together and submit them 
> to the appropriate group as one voice, albeit from two groups. To further 
> explore possible liaisons and to ensure that we understand how we can be 
> of mutual benefit we cordially invite you to our next face to face 
> meeting on 18-20 June in Chicago. We would like you to meet the group, of 
> which we share a considerable overlap in membership, and talk about ways 
> in which we can work together for mutual benefit. For the purpose of 
> clarity, we are not requiring you to join the working group to pursue 
> this, merely to attend the face to face meeting as invited guests. Please 
> let us know if you are interested and we can forward on registration and 
> logistics information when they become available. Best regards, Martin 
> Chapman (Oracle) & Steve Ross-Talbot (Enigmatec) Co-chairs W3C 
> Choreography Working Group
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