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Messaging Metadata

Messaging Metadata is the name of a design pattern authored by Thomas Erl and published as part of the SOA Design Patterns catalog. Within the catalog this pattern is further categorized as one of the Service Messaging Patterns.

The icon used to identify Messaging Metadata is:

The requirements statement for Messaging Metadata is:

How can services be designed to process activity-specific data at runtime?

The pattern was first printed in the SOA Design Patterns book and a summarized version of this pattern is published at the SOAPatterns community patterns site at the following location:

SOA Pattern > Messaging Metadata

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