[TAP] sync vs async
gtr at ast.cam.ac.uk
Thu Mar 5 10:29:48 PST 2009
I don't think IVOA has any authority to deny the use of a service.
If a service implementation fails to conform to its standard, then I
think it will still be registered, but it's likely to get its
validation level marked down to zero. That might mean fewer users.
The service provider should also expect a stream of "it's not
Mind you, if you have a synchronous-only service that times out half
the time, then you get the "not working" emails anyway...
On 5 Mar 2009, at 15:18, Roy Williams wrote:
> Paul Harrison wrote:
>> As for whether the asynchronous mode should be mandatory or not -
>> I say yes
> I have been wondering about this word "mandatory". Is it semantic
> matter, as in "you are not a compliant TAP service"? Or, by
> contrast, are you saying that if a publisher puts up a Synchronous
> service with valuable data behind it, then the IVOA should refuse
> to register it or connect tools and services to it?
> California Institute of Technology
> 626 395 3670
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