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Universal Worker Service Pattern
Version 1.0

IVOA Proposed Recommendation 08 September 2010

Interest/Working Group:
Paul Harrison, Guy Rixon
Paul Harrison


The Universal Worker Service (UWS) pattern defines how to manage asynchronous execution of jobs on a service. Any application of the pattern defines a family of related services with a common service contract. Possible uses of the pattern are also described.

Status of this document

This is an IVOA Proposed Recommendation made available for public review.
It is appropriate to reference this document only as a recommended standard that is under review and which may be changed before it is accepted as a full recommendation.

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