RE: InfoWorld Article: SOA meets the real world
Thanks for your insights on this. WSTL is actually not the same as WS-Transaction (completely different specifications) - see  for an example of WSTL. WSTL seems never to never have made it out to a broad audience, and apparently has faded away.  http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~hf1/phd/papers/toread/pires02building.pdf Joe Joseph Chiusano Booz Allen Hamilton Visit us online@ http://www.boozallen.com > -----Original Message----- > From: Ken North [mailto:kennorth@s...] > Sent: Monday, May 02, 2005 8:51 PM > To: XML Developers List > Cc: Chiusano Joseph; Jonathan Robie > Subject: Re: InfoWorld Article: SOA meets the real world > > >> I also thought that the reference to WSTL (Web Services Transaction > Language) in the Guardian example was interesting - I found > only a few obscure references to this specification through Google. > > My guess is the speaker might have been referring to a different spec. > > It was WS-Transaction (published by IBM, BEA and Microsoft) > but it's been superceded. > http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en- > us/dnglobspec/html/ws-transaction.asp > > That original spec fed into specs for atomic transactions, > coordination and business activities: > http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en- > us/dnglobspec/html/wsatspecindex.asp > > > > > > >
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