Web Services Flow Language (WSFL)

Web Services Flow Language (WSFL) is a language for the description of Web Services compositions. WSFL considers two types of Web Services compositions:

  • The appropriate usage pattern of a collection of Web Services, in such a way that the resulting composition describes how to achieve a particular business goal; typically, the result is a description of a business process
  • The interaction pattern of a collection of Web Services; in this case, the result is a description of the overall partner interactions

WSFL uses for the description of service interfaces and their protocol bindings. WSFL also relies on the .


More information: WSFL on the XML Cover Pages

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