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RE: attributes in CORBA IDL

From: Savas Parastatidis <Savas.Parastatidis@newcastle.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2003 18:18:27 +0100
Message-ID: <BC28A9E979C56C44BCBC2DED313A447001D75A32@bond.ncl.ac.uk>
To: "Sanjiva Weerawarana" <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>, <public-ws-desc-state@w3.org>, "Jeff Mischkinsky" <jeff.mischkinsky@oracle.com>
Cc: "Steve Graham" <sggraham@us.ibm.com>

> Jeff's slides mirror my previous understanding too that attributes
> are merely syntactic sugar (although I didn't say it so eloquently).
> I was heavily contradicted by a couple of folks (don't remember who
> now) .. so is Jeff too wrong about what "attribute" means in IDL??

That was exactly what I was trying to get across. WSDL is the IDL for
Web Services. With WSDL you can write interfaces as you can with IDL.
WSDL is not the place to specify specific operations.

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