Web Services examples using "raw" xml?

Piet van Oostrum piet at cs.uu.nl
Wed Aug 26 23:24:32 CEST 2009

>>>>> "Diez B. Roggisch" <deets at nospam.web.de> (DBR) wrote:

>DBR> John Gordon schrieb:
>>> I'm developing a program that will use web services, which I have never
>>> used before.
>>> There are several tutorials out there that advise you to get the WSDL
>>> and then call a method (such as wsdl2py) that inspects the wsdl and
>>> automagically generates the python classes and methods you need for
>>> interacting with that web service.
>>> I've tried this, and have run into a number of roadblocks that have left
>>> me frustrated.

>DBR> Welcome to the wonderful world of SOAP. If you didn't know - the S stands
>DBR> for simple [1].

Stood. Like the O was supposed to stand for Object. Now out of shame
they tend to talk more about `Service Oriented Architecture Protocol'.
Whichever is a greater abomination you may choose (that almost sounds
like Yoda-speak).
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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