[XML-SIG] SOAP Skepticism

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Tue, 19 Feb 2002 12:10:42 -0800

I agree with everything you say. Just a little bit more information on
one point:

Nicolas Chauvat wrote:
> As for the "RPC/RMI/SOAP provides type/call checking much earlier than
> messages over HTTP do" argument I read in the KnowNow mail archive, I
> don't think it can be of much appeal to a Python fan like myself :-)

We have to acknowledge the world as it is and not as we would like it to
be. That's why I've started a service description language for services
based on XML+HTTP. It is very rough but you can get the idea here:


 Paul Prescod