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On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 03:57:34PM -0500, Mike Champion wrote:
> Hmmm ...In what sense is something like Amazon.com or eBay.com "late bound"
> if you look beyond the human interaction part of it (e.g., the human
> scrolling through a list of query results and looking for something to buy
> or bid on)?
To illustrate, let's just consider how we get data from service to
client, before it's handed off to either a human or a machine for
Any HTTP client can retrieve data from Amazon, eBay, or any other Web
site, whereas a Web service client can only retrieve data from the
subset of all Web services which expose the interface(s) it recognizes.
Mark Baker. Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA. http://www.markbaker.ca
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