RE: WSA constraints

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Baker []
> Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2002 12:18 AM
> To: Anne Thomas Manes
> Cc:;
> Subject: Re: WSA constraints
 [not wearing co-chair hat]

> On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 11:57:42PM -0400, Anne Thomas Manes wrote:
> > The Web has many similarities to an SOA, but as I said, 
> it's oriented for
> > human consumption rather than machine consumption.
> Ah, that again.  Ya know, we've really got to get past that.

We will when someone responds effectively to the rest of Anne's point that
you didn't quote: "An SOA requires that a service be defined by a contract.
The Web has no such constraint. (HTTP GET tells an application how to get a
resource, but not how to use it once it has it.)" 

Received on Tuesday, 24 September 2002 01:09:26 UTC