Paul Fremantle on the State of WS-*

Posted in Web Technologies, Conferences on July 03, 2008

Paul Fremantle on the State of WS-*

In this interview, Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder co-chair of the OASIS committee that standardized WS-Reliable Messaging, talks to Stefan Tilkov about the state and relative importance of web services standards, the role of open source software for SOA, his views on the eternal REST debate, and WSO2's business model.

Paul Fremantle co-founded WSO2 after 9 years at IBMm where he created the Web Services Gateway, and led the team that developed and shipped it as part of WebSphere Application Server. Paul also co-created the Web Services Invocation Framework (WSIF), was co-lead of JSR 110: Java APIs for WSDL, which produced WSDL4J, and co-chaired the OASIS Web Services Reliable eXchange Technical Committee.

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Tags: Business, Technologies, Interview, REST, Web Services, InfoQ, Open-Source, SOA, WS Standards, WS-Addressing, WS-Security, WSO2, WS-Trust, WS-Star, WS-ReliableMessaging, Apache Synapse, WS-Policy