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Re: Req. Last Call issue: Web Service definition out of synch with Web Arch

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2002 12:46:23 +0100
Message-ID: <3DEB480F.3010405@crf.canon.fr>
To: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@us.ibm.com>
CC: WSD Public <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

Hi Sanjiva,

The problem is with the requirements document, not the spec. [1] 
contains an older definition of a Web Service. WSA have updated 
their definition recently.


[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/ws-desc-reqs/#nonNormDefs

Sanjiva Weerawarana wrote:
> I looked at the front of the spec and we don't actually define a Web
> service ... we just indicate how we model it. Are you suggesting replacing
> that with the definition? I'm not sure that helps .. but it is probably a
> good idea to refer to the WSA draft for the normative def tho.
> "Jean-Jacques Moreau" <moreau@crf.canon.fr>@w3.org
> Dear WSD'ers,
> The definition of Web services in our requirements document is
> out of synch with that of "Web Services Architecture W3C Working
> Draft 14 November 2002"
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2002/WD-ws-arch-20021114/ .
> The new definition reads:
> "[Definition: A Web service is a software system
> identified by a URI, whose public interfaces and bindings
> are defined and described using XML. Its definition can be
> discovered by other software systems. These systems may
> then interact with the Web service in a manner prescribed
> by its definition, using XML based messages conveyed by
> internet protocols.]"
> Jean-Jacques.
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