[XML-SIG] Curiouser and curiouser
Wed, 09 May 2001 08:13:42 -0600
> > The camps appear to be roughly:
> Interesting analysis, thanks!
> > * Just use SOAP as-is and rubber-stamp WSDL and UDDI to boot ...
> > * Take the good parts of SOAP, mix in a bit of "transactions" here, a dash of PKI there, a smidgen of EAI voodoo, and...
> These aren't mutually exclusive, since #2 is presumably a subset of #1.
No. Some want to change SOAP, which is different from #1. Also while the #1
folks want to call it a day when WSDL and UDDI are stabilized, the #2 folk
want much more.
> > * This is EDI + Internet transport + XML payload + semantic Web, folks: quit reinventing wheels (the camp I occupy)
> I got a bit lost in your sentence syntax. Can you explain what you mean
> here? Tnx.
* take the business process, internationalization and authority-of-record work
hammered out in EDI.
* Use Internet transport (HTTP/SMTP) rather than VAN/BBS, Use XML as the
payload for human readibility, inexpensive app integration and extensibility
* Use a unified structured meta-data model for decription and modeling.
I think this is the most attainable and viable approach to XML-based business
transactions, mostly because it avoids reinventing wheels as much as possible.
Uche Ogbuji Principal Consultant
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