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Subject: RE: [wsbpel] Issue - 44 - portType is duplicated on Invoke activity and partnerLinkType
I agree with the analysis and the proposal except that I don’t see the need for the optional role specification. When would a process need to invoke itself? And in the rare cases when it does, the binding of the portLinks to create the cycle could be done externally relative to the process definition, could it not?
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Issue - 44 - portType is duplicated on Invoke activity and partnerLinkType
partnerLinkType do refer to a maximum of two portTypes. Assuming that a process
does not invokes itself, then the Invoke refers to the partnerRole, not myRole,
so there is only one possible portType, for that Invoke. In the other hand, if
we assume the process can invoke itself, then it will be better to specify the
role in the Invoke activity instead of the portType, because role has process
semantics instead of the portType.
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