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Re: Separate concepts for "service" and "targetResource?" (was RE : /service/@targetResource ?)

From: Assaf Arkin <arkin@intalio.com>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2003 19:18:12 -0700
Message-ID: <3ECC3364.4050106@intalio.com>
To: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
CC: www-ws-arch@w3.org

Champion, Mike wrote:

>This is an important point.  I think we just sortof waved our hands over it
>in Rennes.  Clearly the URI does not change when an agent is recompiled, or
>translated from C# to Java without changing defined functionality.  Does it
>change if the back-end process is moved from an Oracle ERP system to a SAP
>ERP system?  Maybe, because the semantics have probably changed ... but
>maybe not if the exposed operations are the same from a web service
>requresters point of view.
If it's still "my order fulfillment process" then it should not change 
even if I have a new shiny software to run it. If it now becomes "my 
order fulfillment plus inventory tracking" then it ought to change since 
the service is now doing more by - I guess - being part of a larger 
group of related services.

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