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WCF

(Windows Communication Foundation) The messaging subsystem in Windows, starting with Vista. Introduced in the .NET Framework 3.0 programming interface (API), WCF provides a service-oriented architecture (SOA) for passing messages between applications locally, across a local network and over the Internet.

A Unified Interface
Using the SOAP protocol, WCF attempts to consolidate all functions that pass messages between applications, including .NET Remoting interprocess communication (IPC), COM and Web services. See .NET Framework, WPF, WWF, SOAP, COM and IPC.
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Such "pro-family" rhetoric may sound non-threatening to many people, but critics say it masks WCF's larger agenda, which is rabidly anti-LGBTQ and a form of Christian nationalism, the belief that conservative forms of Christianity should be embraced by the government and integrated into public policy.
The couple said: "We're excited to be embarking on this new adventure with WCF and looking forward to welcoming both new and returning customers to the site".
The popularity of the .30 WCF forced Marlin to chamber the round in their lever actions but they simply couldn't bear to stamp anything hinting of "Winchester" on their barrels so they changed the name to .30-30.
Since its launch in October 2004 as an initiative affiliated to the Berlinale and the German Federal Cultural Foundation, the WCF has been committed to developing and funding cinema in regions lacking adequate cinema infrastructure, as well as boosting cultural diversity in German and European cinemas.
Its medium size frame version chambered, of course, the .32, .38 and .44 WCFs. In fact with a few exceptions those three WCF pistol size rounds were the only three handgun cartridges used in repeating long guns until about mid-20lh century.
It would work equally well in .38 and .44 WCF and .357 Magnum.
Michael Haykin's conclusion to his book on the Calvinistic Baptists--William Kiffin, Hanserd Knollys, and Benjamin Keach--articulates this view explicitly: "In [modeling their confession after the WCF and Savoy], the Baptists were explicitly declaring their essential solidarity with other Reformed groups in England and Wales.
Polsinelli announced that Dan Flanigan, chair of the firm's Real Estate and Financial Services Department and managing partner of its New York office, has joined the Board of Directors of the World Childhood Foundation USA (WCF).
Dennis Lloyd, the senior vice president and general counsel for the WCF, said he expects Herbert to sign it.
Not only teachers but also researchers debate the effectiveness of written error correction, or writen corrective feedback (WCF).
BALI, INDONESIA, Oct 14, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - The collaborative dance performance between the participants of International Folk Dance Fetival (IFDF) and a number of Indonesian artists stunningly amazed the participants of World Culture Forum (WCF) 2016 at the end of the gala dinner held at Plenary Hall in the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center on October 13.