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Chiusano Joseph wrote:
> The UDDI v3 spec  introduces the concept of multi-registry
> topologies, in which involve the notions of "root" and "affiliate"
> registries. The UDDI Business Registry (UBR) can serve as a root
> registry, thereby allowing an affiliate registry to establish
> inter-registry communication policies and procedures with both the UBR
> and any other registry which is an affiliate of the UBR.
Why root and affiliate rather than Web of peers?
> In UDDI V3, keys are of datatype anyURI. V3 also
> supports publisher-assigned keys, in which a publisher is permitted to
> propose a new key for an entity, and - given the policies of the
> registry - that key and the entity associated with that key may be
> inserted into the registry.
What does the URI denote? Can I reliably dereference to get a tModel? Or
an affiliate UDDI endpoint? Or ...? IMHO, to be useful, the URI needs to
denote something specific and reliable!