Category Archives: interoperability

InfoQ article: Nobody Needs Reliable Messaging

There’s a new article by me on InfoQ: Nobody Needs Reliable Messaging

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Semantics and behavior

Larry Masinter believes there is a risk in making ‘the “meaning” of [a] language depend on operational behavior‘. In discussions like this there should be a sharp distinction between natural and computer languages. Larry says meaning ‘depends on what the … Continue reading

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Is RIMBAA a Mistake?

HL7v3 is a framework for developing messages in healthcare. Unlike its predecessor, v2, HL7v3 has at its core an information model, the RIM (Reference Information Model). The RIM contains classes and relations. From the RIM actual healthcare messages are derived, … Continue reading

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