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Subject: Re: [soa-rm] Definition of "Service Consumer"
That's a bit narrow, but then, I don't know how specific or inclusive we need to be, nor whether we want to consider specifying that the role of "service consumer" applies only during the invocation, nor whether we might want to consider the role "consumer service" as an intermediary between the service provider and the service consumer where numerous providers could be aggregated into a broker for a particular domain, such as human resources or supply chain management. Ciao, Rex At 12:29 AM -0700 4/7/05, Thomas Erl wrote: >Now that we've decided on the term "service consumer" it may be >useful to formally define it. The term "consumer" is used by the >WS-I Basic Profile wherein it is simply defined as "Software that >invokes an instance." > >Thomas -- Rex Brooks President, CEO Starbourne Communications Design GeoAddress: 1361-A Addison Berkeley, CA 94702 Tel: 510-849-2309