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WS-I(1) See wafer scale integration.
(2) (Web Services Interoperability Organization, www.ws-i.org) A consortium founded by Microsoft, IBM, BEA Systems and Intel that is dedicated to the development of Web services. Its goals are to provide guidance and education, to promote interoperability and to ensure that Web services evolve and become widely used.
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Prasad Yendluri, the principal architect for webMethods' office of the chief technology officer, will continue to serve as the company's representative on the WS-I
Since this revelation, Simon Phipps, Sun's chief technology evangelist, has branded the WS-I as a front for Microsoft and IBM to disseminate their own "political sentiments veiled in openness".
Sutor and Charney's defence for not admitting Sun to the WS-I board: "Sun is not involved enough in web services."
WS-I's Basic Profile is the first set in a body of work the organization says will help ensure interoperability between web services standards that have been implemented by competing vendors.
The WS-I is, meanwhile, also planning a set of test tools and sample applications for Java and Microsoft Corp's C Sharp will be made available in the next few months.