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SOAML — The definition of "service" should be refined

  • Key: SOAML-34
  • Legacy Issue Number: 13925
  • Status: closed  
  • Source: Agile Enterprise Design ( Fred Cummins)
  • Summary:

    The definition of "service" should be refined. In several places a service is defined as an offer of value. Instead it should be defined as value delivered. The value is delivered to satisfy a need of one party by another party that has the necessary capability

  • Reported: SoaML 1.0 — Thu, 7 May 2009 04:00 GMT
  • Disposition: Resolved — SoaML 1.0.1
  • Disposition Summary:

    In Section 7.1.7, first paragraph, change
    "To do so, services provide functional capabilities that when implemented and used to provide some real-world effect that has value to potential producers and consumers."
    To
    "To do so, service providers have functional capabilities that, when implemented and used, provide some real-world effect that has value to potential consumers."
    Section 7.3.14, in row 4 of the table under semantics, replace
    "The detailed specification of an interaction providing value as part of a service including "
    With
    "The detailed specification of an interaction providing value as a service including "
    Annex B, row 10, Real World Effect, right column, replace
    "Defined as Effect. Comprises the out-come of the service, and is how it delivers value to its consumers. "
    With
    "Defined as Effect. Comprises the out-come of performance of the service, and is the value delivered."

    Resolution: Resolved

  • Updated: Sat, 7 Mar 2015 21:06 GMT