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RE: Why do we have a component model?

From: <paul.downey@bt.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2005 12:29:01 -0000
Message-ID: <2B7789AAED12954AAD214AEAC13ACCEF2709E0BB@i2km02-ukbr.domain1.systemhost.net>
To: <umit.yalcinalp@sap.com>, <jean-jacques.moreau@crf.canon.fr>, <bparsia@isr.umd.edu>
Cc: <Anish.Karmarkar@oracle.com>, <www-ws-desc@w3.org>
> I am not yet convinced that we need to make drastic changes like this
> instead of fixing bugs at this point. Component model provides an
> abtraction to talk about composition within the language (i.e. WSDLs),
> composition with another (i.e. Schema), composition with constraints...

seems to me that we spend most of our time trying to fix bugs in the component
model, in particular the area of composition. The engineer in me wants to find a 
simpler solution rather than continue to add more sticky tape and chewing gum.
i'm drawn to the idea of spec which is focused on the document rather than the 
processing model, even if that meant losing import (but keeping a lexical include).
Received on Tuesday, 8 March 2005 12:30:06 UTC

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