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Re: What does WSDL describe?

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 08:33:37 +0600
Message-ID: <0cbd01c39dc5$1058d080$36356a20@lankabook2>
To: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>, "Jeffrey Schlimmer" <jeffsch@windows.microsoft.com>
Cc: <www-ws-desc@w3.org>

"Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org> writes:
> WSDL is currently committed to an "interface/operation" model.  I'm
> asking that it be augmented to support alternative models such as the
> one Savas describes.

"operation" in WSDL 2.0 is a way of grouping together a set of messages.
There is *no* semantic beyond that any more.

Can you explain what the difference between that and Savas' model is
please? Please use something non-committal like "foo" for <operation>
so that we can talk rationally without having mental connotations
on what these words mean.

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