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See [JMC] for comments below.

Paul Prescod wrote:
> Chiusano Joseph wrote:
> >...
> >
> > The UDDI v3 spec [1] 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?

[JMC] The root registry serves as a recommended way to avoid key
collision between registries.  Once a root registry is established (or
the UBR can be used as a root registry), it acts as the authority for
key spaces and delegates key partitions such that other registries can
rely upon the root registry for verification and validation of a given
key partition.  

>  > 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!
>   Paul Prescod

[JMC] V3 introduces publisher-assigned keys, which can denote whatever
is required as long as they comply with the rules for keys (must be

Kind Regards,
Joe Chiusano
Booz | Allen | Hamilton

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