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From Jim Alateras <j...@comware.com.au>
Subject Re: Ode 1.1 Roadmap
Date Tue, 20 Nov 2007 11:15:28 GMT
Assaf,

Just going through the archive and wondering whether a spec exists for a 
restful extension to BPEL.

cheers
</jima>
Assaf Arkin wrote:
> 
> 
> On 6/5/07, *Sanjiva Weerawarana* <sanjiva@opensource.lk 
> <mailto:sanjiva@opensource.lk>> wrote:
> 
>     This is not to say that a nice pure REST interface doesn't have its
>     merits. However, BPEL is naturally limited in its RESTfulness by its
>     intrinsic modeling based on XSD.
> 
> 
> I think this is a problem of BPEL itself that's made to fit around the 
> WSDL SOAP-centric model, and the best way to solve it is by extending 
> BPEL to allow invocation on resources. I'm interested in coming up with 
> a short spec to extend BPEL just enough to make it REST friendly.
> 
> Anyone else interested in something like that?
> 
> Assaf
>  
> 
>     Sanjiva.
>     --
>     Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.
>     Founder & Director; Lanka Software Foundation; http://www.opensource.lk/
>     Founder, Chairman & CEO; WSO2, Inc.; http://www.wso2.com/
>     Director; Open Source Initiative; http://www.opensource.org/
>     Member; Apache Software Foundation; http://www.apache.org/
>     <http://www.apache.org/>
>     Visiting Lecturer; University of Moratuwa; http://www.cse.mrt.ac.lk/
> 
> 


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