[XML-SIG] SOAP Skepticism

Uche Ogbuji uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com
Fri, 15 Feb 2002 09:55:13 -0700

> Here's why I like SOAP:  For the first time in the history of 
> distributed computing, all of the major vendors agree on how to send 
> structured data among multiple parties, in a system that is open, 
> extensible, and yet fairly comprehensive in itself.

I must admit you have a strong point there.  Besides my admission of the power 
of SOAP's header infrastructure, I have always recognized SOAP's greatest 
import is the fact that the Microsoft and the aught-but-ms gangs both finally 
agreed on something.

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