Great to read about the Oracle Discoverer Web Services that have been released for public consumption as part of Discoverer 11G and Fusion Middleware 11G:
Here and Here
To quote from the User Guide:
The Oracle BI Discoverer Web Services are part of an Application Programming Interface (API) that enables a client to do the following:
- Obtain Discoverer connections, workbooks, and worksheets
- Execute worksheet queries
- Obtain worksheet content using the SOAP protocol (version 1.1 with JAX-WS/document wrapped format)
I've worked on a number of sites that have made a big investment in Discoverer reporting. It will be interesting to see how this new functionality will be used in the future.