SOAP frustrations

Martin v. Löwis loewis at
Fri Oct 18 14:06:42 CEST 2002

johnfkeeling at (John Keeling) writes:

> Over the internet, you really want to use Web Services rather than
> CORBA, because CORBA/IIOP uses multiple ports that have to be
> explicitly allowed on the firewall ( on both the client and server
> side). 

That is not true. CORBA can be easily restricted to a single port. If
you really want to, CORBA can run on port 80.

> Long-term I think SOAP is the way to go, because of the industry
> momentum in that direction. 

Just because you can misuse port 80?


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