eca at mssl.ucl.ac.uk
Thu Jan 15 07:24:30 PST 2004
> - why restrict this to web services? We should be able to agree more than
> one way of implementing services: web service and cgi as a minimum I guess.
Is the category of grid / ogsa-dai services included in "web services"?
What about GLU? Just curious.
> - do we need to have services harvestable for their metadata? How often will
> a service's metadata change? If infrequently, it is a waste of time for the
> registry to ask it each night (or whenever) for metadata changes. And if we
> end up with tens of thousands of services will burden the registry. Can we
> not put the onus on the service to update its metadata on the registry
> whenever a change is made?
What if there is an enumeration element that the service administrator can
fill in to let the registry know how often the metadata will change?
<metadataFluidity> (or something)
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