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RE: Security Question

From: bhaugen <linkage@interaccess.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Aug 2002 10:48:08 -0500
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-id: <000c01c23d60$a9f29f80$b8eafea9@default>

I'm with Mark and Roger on this: 
> making the meaning of a message depend on something 
> external to a message is a bad idea for lots of reasons.

In the prototypical purchase order situation,
people seem to forget that an order is a legal contract.  

As ISO says, you're not just exchanging data,
you're exchanging business commitments.

Every message exchanged is evidence.
So are all the related schemas and metadata.

Ambiguity = more money for lawyers.

-Bob Haugen
Received on Tuesday, 6 August 2002 12:56:41 UTC

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