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BEA ,IBM propose BPEL and Java marriage

HS Thomas
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BPEL and Java
Microsoft invented BPEL ! - news to me.
Kyle Brown
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The writer of that article got it wrong. Microsoft did NOT invent BPEL. BPEL was co-invented by Microsoft, IBM, and others as a result of merging IBM's WSFL (Web Services Flow Language) with a similar Microsoft language.
In fact, if you look at the BPEL specification you'll see that there are 4 IBMer's on the committee and only 3 people from Microsoft.
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HS Thomas
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Thanks for clearing that up, Kyle.
 
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