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RE: Definition of Choreography

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2002 18:59:30 -0600
Message-ID: <9A4FC925410C024792B85198DF1E97E4042DDB01@usmsg03.sagus.com>
To: www-ws-arch@w3.org

> Finally, [how] is choreography different from workflow or routing?

How about "Choreography deals with the description / declaration of the
various components of a multipart web service and their logical
interdependencies (e.g., by what means they share state).
Orchestration/Workflow/Business Process Execution is a procedural
description of the logic determining the specific execution of the various

[Just a straw man ...]

"Routing" means a description of how a single message addressed to a logical
destination is actually directed to a physical location matching the logical
description, or something like that, I think.
Received on Wednesday, 16 October 2002 21:00:05 UTC

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