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Subject: RE: [was] Today's meeting
Hello everyone, I do not think that the level of interest has really dropped all that much. We have had some changes in participation, and I think that we are going to be back on track very soon. I speak to people on a daily basis - who are very interested in what this TC is doing. There will be updates very soon. Regards, David Raphael -----Original Message----- From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 3:03 AM To: Kevin Heineman Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: [was] Today's meeting Quoting Kevin Heineman <firstname.lastname@example.org>: > I dialed in to the meeting today but apparently it was cancelled. I > missed the last couple of meetings so I was looking for an update. The > website is not updated so I was wondering if someone could reply to the > group list and give a status of activities from the TC. Thanks. > > Regards, > > Kevin Heineman Hi Kevin, It looks like the level of interest in WAS-XML has dropped significantly (to zero, practically) I personally have very little time to spend on it nowadays, and frankly, I'm not even convinced that XML is the right tool to describe complex interactions, possibly involving multiple threads and multiple requests. It seems that all we would be doing is creating a new specialised programming language, with none of the flexibility of a 1st class language, and all the downsides and complexity of an XML document. Maybe we were being too ambitious . . . Rogan To unsubscribe from this mailing list (and be removed from the roster of the OASIS TC), go to http://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/was/members/leave_workgroup .php.