Feeds

W3C releases first drafts of WSDL 1.2

Open for comment and review

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

ComputerWire: IT Industry Intelligence

The Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced the first public working drafts of Web Services Description Language (WSDL) 1.2, an XML-based language that describes a web service - the data exchanged, the protocol to use and its location on the web.

The new specification was developed by the W3C Web Services Description Working Group, which was set up after companies and developers expressed interest in W3C pursuing the development of a WSDL standard that could be based on WSDL 1.1, but would be subject to the W3C Process and technical requirements. These include support for W3C recommendations, including XML Schemas and XML Information Set, and coordination with other W3C technical activities

W3C said that WSDL 1.2 includes better component definition, which was the result of having open participation in the framing of requirements and review of WSDL 1.1, and the working group requirements for an unencumbered specification. Other improvements over WSDL 1.1 include language clarifications, which makes it easier for developers to understand and use, and a conceptual framework approach to define the description components, which makes them simpler and more flexible.

In addition, W3C said that WSDL 1.2 removes unnecessary and non-interoperable features from WSDL 1.1, and includes the WSDL 1.2 Bindings draft, which provides a better definition for the HTTP 1.1 binding and will soon provide a binding for SOAP 1.2 , which allows description of services using the most current version of SOAP.

These are the first in the series of WSDL 1.2 drafts and over 30 W3C members and invited experts were involved in the development process. W3C invites the web development community to review and comment on both these and subsequent versions.

© Computerwire.com. All rights reserved.

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

More from The Register

next story
Bladerunner sequel might actually be good. Harrison Ford is in it
Go ahead, you're all clear, kid... Sorry, wrong film
Musicians sue UK.gov over 'zero pay' copyright fix
Everyone else in Europe compensates us - why can't you?
I'll be back (and forward): Hollywood's time travel tribulations
Quick, call the Time Cops to sort out this paradox!
Megaupload overlord Kim Dotcom: The US HAS RADICALISED ME!
Now my lawyers have bailed 'cos I'm 'OFFICIALLY' BROKE
Euro Parliament VOTES to BREAK UP GOOGLE. Er, OK then
It CANNA do it, captain.They DON'T have the POWER!
Forget Hillary, HP's ex CARLY FIORINA 'wants to be next US Prez'
Former CEO has political ambitions again, according to Washington DC sources
prev story

Whitepapers

Go beyond APM with real-time IT operations analytics
How IT operations teams can harness the wealth of wire data already flowing through their environment for real-time operational intelligence.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
Why CIOs should rethink endpoint data protection in the age of mobility
Assessing trends in data protection, specifically with respect to mobile devices, BYOD, and remote employees.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Seattle children’s accelerates Citrix login times by 500% with cross-tier insight
Seattle Children’s is a leading research hospital with a large and growing Citrix XenDesktop deployment. See how they used ExtraHop to accelerate launch times.