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On Thu, 2002-02-07 at 11:01, Roger L. Costello wrote:
> Yes, this is an attempt to influence how web services will be designed
> and the nature of XML messages. I am very concerned that people will
> use web services simply as another way to do tightly coupled RPC, i.e.,
> procedure name plus parameters. I think that XML-based web services
> should provide a new paradigm, where the focus is on the data and
> business processes.
Thanks very much for doing this, Roger. I'm not sure we as developers
are expected to do this kind of thinking, however, when Microsoft, IBM,
and BEA are so kind as to give us organizations for making Web Services
For my take on this, see:
I'll start by saying that this makes the W3C look like a remarkably open
organization, deeply responsive to the thoughts and needs of individual
developers beyond large corporate organizations. At least the fees and
process rules for W3C are public...
Keep on working, though. Your best practices may prove more useful than
anything yet-another-consortium comes up with!
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