Specifications & Working Documents
Draft 7.01 - Work Group 1
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS DOCUMENT IS NOT A WfMC STANDARD. IT IS BEING MADE AVAILABLE, AS A DEVELOPMENT DOCUMENT, IN ORDER TO FACILITATE UNDERSTANDING OF THE PUBLISHED INTERFACE 1 SPECIFICATION.
The purpose of the WfMC Process Definition Interchange documents is to describe a common interface for the exchange of workflow process definitions. This interface is based on a standardised language - the Workflow Process Definition Language, "WPDL" - which can be supported by vendors of workflow management products to allow the exchange and documentation of workflow process definitions.
This document illustrates the WPDL by providing Questions and Answers and Examples. Its distributed is intended only for explanation purposes, i.e. it is not a standard.
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