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Re: MEP proposal

From: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
Date: 21 Feb 2003 20:01:42 +0100
To: "Amelia A. Lewis" <alewis@tibco.com>
Cc: Martin Gudgin <mgudgin@microsoft.com>, Jeffrey Schlimmer <jeffsch@windows.microsoft.com>, WS Description WG <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1045854102.5578.205.camel@krava.in.idoox.com>

On Fri, 2003-02-21 at 19:51, Amelia A. Lewis wrote:
> On 21 Feb 2003 19:38:17 +0100
> Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com> wrote:
> > Is something a service if it only provides output-first operations? 
> Yes.  This is exactly what a publishing service is.  The clients learn
> where to subscribe from the service description.  The service has
> absolutely no need to ever see a description of what the clients do,
> because it is telling them what they can do.
> > If so, how exactly do you rule out clients from this? 
> What?

Any time someone mentions describing the client someone else shouts that
we agreed to describe the service, not the client.

A client is something that only provides output-first operations, isn't
it? It is a service, then. Someone might want to describe this service,
wouldn't they? 8-)

                   Jacek Kopecky

                   Senior Architect, Systinet Corporation
Received on Friday, 21 February 2003 14:01:54 UTC

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