SOAP frustrations

Nicolas Chauvat nico at
Fri Oct 18 18:43:10 CEST 2002

> Yes. It *is* a security issue. By misusing port 80 for remote procedure 
> ...                                ^^^^^^^^
> change the policy. Screwing around with port 80 is going to cause a lot 
> of ill-will. The first time a SOAP request comes through that runs some 
> random bit of code that causes some damage, you can fully expect to be 
> hung out to dry for it.
> Organizations have security policies for a reason. Hacking around them 
> will *never* end well.


More reading: (see HTTP and REST)

Nicolas Chauvat - "Mais où est donc Ornicar ?" - LOGILAB, Paris (France)

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