This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
I think it is just similar to what EJB client calls an EJBObject, or a RMI client calls RMI Object. There should be less different for Web services components. In addition, maybe there is a ServiceLocator for lookup the services. Nick. [ February 27, 2004: Message edited by: Nicholas Cheung ]