[MOBY-l] further thoughts on atomic services & service description
mwilkinson at gene.pbi.nrc.ca
Mon Nov 25 12:18:37 EST 2002
Martin Senger wrote:
> Just one comment on breaking a service into more atomic services: Each
> of such atomic services would need its own WSDL - so the service provider
> needs to maintain more services with more WSDLs
Only if that is the service-providers responsibility. Under the
existing MOBY architechture it is not... which is *precisly* why it was
designed this way.
> And one more thought: If we decide to go with registering a "path" of
> atomic services we should not invent a new language or format for it, we
> should take an existing one, for example a reasonable candidate would be
> WSFL (a language for describing workflows of web services).
I agree entirely. However, we first need to see what our service paths
look like... since we don't even have an imaginary one at the moment :-)
"Speed is subsittute fo accurancy."
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