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Subject: RE: [wsbpel-uc] Definition of "Entity"
Rajesh, Can you propose a consolidated, cleaned-up statement that we can discuss today at 4pm ET? It sounds like the discussion is winding down, and consensus is forming :-) Thanks, ++harvey -----Original Message----- From: Sazi Temel [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Sunday, October 05, 2003 8:22 PM To: Monica Martin; Sally St. Amand Cc: Manglani, Rajesh; email@example.com Subject: RE: [wsbpel-uc] Definition of "Entity" Agreed on the level of granularity.. As it is clear an 'entity' is placeholder when things are referred at a very high level. but once we are in a context (e.g., B2B) things (i.e entities) will be referred with their roles in the context or as the actors that play a particular role. Thus we need not go into defining the entity in details - there is no detail, if we go into detail they will become actors or roles. my 2c. Sazi ' Sazi Temel Principle Consultant, Integration Architect ' Sazi.Temel@bea.com BEA Systems Inc. http://www.bea.com 140 Allen Road Office: +1 908 580 3123 Liberty Corner, NJ 07938 Mobile: +1 856 261 8582 -----Original Message----- From: Monica Martin [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] Sent: Thursday, October 02, 2003 3:31 PM To: Sally St. Amand Cc: Manglani, Rajesh; 'email@example.com' Subject: Re: [wsbpel-uc] Definition of "Entity" Sally St. Amand wrote: > Rajesh- > > /An entity is any component of an organization to include businesses, > government agencies, divisions or departments within organizations, > and roles within organizations such as seller./ > > In my mind the primary goal is to communicate in order to have a > shared understanding. We don't, on this kind of issue, need to have > the precision that is important in for example the specification. > > Sally > mm1: This is the level of granularity that seems appropriate, and is in line with my suggestions. What does everyone else think? 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/wsbpel-uc/members/leave_workgro up.php. 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/wsbpel-uc/members/leave_workgro up.php.