Subject: RE: [soa-rm] Definition of "Service Consumer"
Please also include my suggestion of "entity (human or machine)" for additional choices (I'm sure you sent this before you read my e-mail on that). Thanks, Joe Joseph Chiusano Booz Allen Hamilton Visit us online@ http://www.boozallen.com > -----Original Message----- > From: Gregory A. Kohring [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] > Sent: Friday, April 08, 2005 2:35 AM > To: email@example.com > Subject: Re: [soa-rm] Definition of "Service Consumer" > > > Here is a summary of yesterdays proposals for defining the > term "Service Consumer": > > 1) Software that invokes an instance, > > 2) Software that uses a service instance, > > 3) An agent that wishes to interact with a service, > > 4) An agent that interacts with a service in order to > achieve a goal, > > 5) An entity that binds with a service is playing the > role of service consumer, > > where the suggested definition of "agent" was: > > 1) An Agent is a software program acting on behalf of an owner. > > (By substituting this definition in some of the above > suggestions you can come up with yet more definitions of > service consumer.) > > > Now, just out of curiosity, how do we proceed from here? > Do we vote on one of the suggested definitions? (This implies > we should vote on the definitions of all the terms to be used > in the final document.) Or do we leave it up to the editors > to pick the definition which best fits the style of writing > being used within the final document? > > > -- Greg > > > > -- > ====================================================================== > G.A. Kohring > C&C Research Laboratories, NEC Europe Ltd. > ====================================================================== >