Status of SOAP and Python.

Martin von Loewis loewis at informatik.hu-berlin.de
Mon Oct 8 15:06:03 CEST 2001


Gabriel Ambuehl <gabriel_ambuehl at buz.ch> writes:

> > I certainly hope that SOAP is going to disappear rather sooner than
> >  
> 
> Considering that .NET is based on SOAP, this is rather unlikely to
> happen. Now if .NET would disappear too...

I can only speculate on the future of .NET, given that it is not even
released yet... OTOH, I did speculate on the future of SOAP, too :-)

> > later, and that people who care about distributed systems come back
> > to well-defined interfaces, and efficient marshalling.
> 
> So what do you recommend to use instead of SOAP? XML-RPC? Classic RPC
> (*uaah*)?

I still think CORBA is technically sound and convenient to use.

Regards,
Martin



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