Subject: Re: [service-orientated-architecture] Re: Legacy into SOA (was Vandersluis on a Data Abstraction Layer's Benefits)
Michael Poulin wrote:
> Modern UDDI and old CORBA Object Trading Service both have the same
> problem - how to express a look-up query to find the service you need?
> Google's and others' word-matching techniques does not work well enough
> in the business, its efficiency is about 80% (as you mentioned) and we
> need a much better result w/o "having a meeting and just agreeing on the
> share vocab". Actually, in SO, we are interested in functions rather
> than in vendors (who we could have a meeting with)
> Serendipity: Looking for something, we usually find something else but
> it is exactly what we need. This is my translation from Russian version
> of Winnie-The-Pooh. This is what I think we need in SO service discovery.
This is why Jini service matching, using interface types is so "perfect". You
search for "exactly" what you want, and you get it. No muss, no fuss...