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   Re: [xml-dev] Using RDDL as a Distributed Registry Architecture

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Hi Roger,

On Mon, 2002-10-07 at 22:04, Roger L. Costello wrote:
> 2. The whole notion of my client's Registry is to create a centralized,
> heavyweight data pool where clients go to find the who, what, and where
> of services.  UDDI has the same centralized, heavyweight
> mentality. This is not harmonious with the Web.
> 6. "Since there is not a central registry to look for services, how do I
> locate services in a RDDL-based architecture?"  Use a
> search engine!  You may desire to create a search engine that is
> customized to your domain (I have anticipated for years that the
> use of generic search engines, such as google, will end, and
> domain-specific search engines will prevail)

That's what I think too and I have even developed a prototype for such a
search engine:


It's kind of stalled right now for lack of funding, but your customer
may have some $$$ to spend to give it a new momentum :-) ...

Freelance consulting and training.
Eric van der Vlist       http://xmlfr.org            http://dyomedea.com
(W3C) XML Schema ISBN:0-596-00252-1 http://oreilly.com/catalog/xmlschema


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