Proteus:  A System for Dynamically Composing and Intelligently
Executing Web Services

Reading Assignment : 


Three questions: (pick one and answer it in a one-page essay)

Please be sure to include your 2-digit class ID # on your essay.

1) What is a Web Service and how is it different than a
remote procedure call (RPC)?

2) When compared with a Web Browser, what advantages does
a Web Service provide?

3) Is it appropriate to compress data prior to its transmission
at all times?  Explain your answer.