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Web Services Standards Overview Poster

innoQ has released a new verson of their Web services overview poster, covering over 60 standards and specifications from the WS-* space. According to InfoQ SOA editor and innoQ co-founder Stefan Tilkov, the overview aims to cover all relevant standards without taking sides with regards to their adoption or quality.

WS-Standards Poster

For each standard or specifications, the current status, version, contributors and short summary is provided; standards have been grouped into categories, including XML, messaging, metadata, reliability, security, transactions, resources, business processes, management, presentation, and interoperability. A text version in HTML and XML formats is also available.

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  • Need a bigger printer or fewer specs

    by Andrew Clifford,

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    Really nice poster. Don't know if it is comprehensive or passive-aggressive. Makes me want to see the REST version. In each subject area (can't completely use specifications here) define the defacto standard, specification or the best practice for achieving the same functionality a la REST.

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