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Re: Editorial >> WSDL 2.0 definitions v/s WSDL 2.0 descriptions

From: Arthur Ryman <ryman@ca.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 10:23:23 -0400
To: "Ramkumar Menon" <ramkumar.menon@gmail.com>
Cc: www-ws-desc@w3.org, www-ws-desc-request@w3.org
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Thx for the comment. The document as a whole is a description, which is 
why the root element is <description>. However, a case could be made for 
regarding each nested element, e.g. <interface>, <binding>, <service>, as 
the definition of a component. So a description is a collection of 
definitions. What do you think?

Arthur Ryman,
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"Ramkumar Menon" <ramkumar.menon@gmail.com> 
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10/11/2006 12:25 AM


Editorial >> WSDL 2.0 definitions v/s WSDL 2.0 descriptions

I suggest a minor editorial change to the Part 1 [Core Language] regarding 
the usage of  the terms "WSDL 2.0 definitions" and "WSDL 2.0 
Quoting snippet from Section 2.1.2  [WSDL 2.0 definitions are represented 
in XML by one or more WSDL 2.0 Information Sets (Infosets), that is one or 
more description element information items]
Quoting snippet from Section 4.2.1 [ Its actual value indicates that the 
containing WSDL 2.0 document MAY contain qualified references to WSDL 2.0 
definitions in that namespace ]
These could be changed to WSDL 2.0 "descriptions" from "definitions" - 
ensures consistent terminology. 

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