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From Web Services Glossary (2004-02-11) | Glossary for this source

  1. A person or organization that may be the owner of agents that either seek to use Web services or provide Web services.

  2. A physical or conceptual entity that can perform actions. Examples: people; companies; machines; running software. An actor can take on (or implement) one or more roles. An actor at one level of abstraction may be viewed as a role at a lower level of abstraction.

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