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Web service definition

From: Christopher B Ferris <chrisfer@us.ibm.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2002 08:24:39 -0400
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
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I rather like this definition proposed by Geoff:

      [Definition: A Web service is a software application identified by a
      URI, whose interfaces and bindings are defined in terms of XML based
      messages transported by internet protocols. This definition, which is
      described using XML artifacts, can be discovered by other software
      applications, which may then interact with the web service in
      a manner prescribed by its definition.]

Are there others who would agree to us adopting this definition for our


Christopher Ferris
Architect, Emerging e-business Industry Architecture
email: chrisfer@us.ibm.com
phone: +1 508 234 3624
Received on Sunday, 11 August 2002 08:34:19 UTC

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