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Re: What does WSDL describe?

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 13:26:18 -0500
To: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org
Message-ID: <20031029132618.B19095@www.markbaker.ca>

Hi Sanjiva,

On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 09:04:33PM +0600, Sanjiva Weerawarana wrote:
> I think we can stop right here - the possible interpretations are
> out of scope for WSDL. Some may want to interpret it as "processed"
> while others may want to interpret it as "success." Not WSDL's role
> to pick one of those interpretations as "it."
> WSDL is pretty damn lame really - it just says a document conforming
> to this schema goes in and another conforming to that schema comes
> out. That's it. *Really* lame. :-(.

Do you have any examples of WSDL that describe services that work in
this manner?  Perhaps that would help ground this discussion.


Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca
Received on Wednesday, 29 October 2003 13:26:12 UTC

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