[XML-SIG] SOAP Skepticism
Wed, 20 Feb 2002 11:17:51 -0700
> > We have to acknowledge the world as it is and not as we would like it=
> > be. That's why I've started a service description language for servic=
> > based on XML+HTTP.
> IMHO, static descriptions of message formats (i.e. services schemas) ar=
> good. I always liked programming by contract, which, if you are to do
> checking, doesn't stop halfway as types and method signatures do. I'll =
> read it.
Absolutely. Types as used in most languages, databases, etc, are just =
apalling hacks in place of proper programming by contract. And it's not =
as if =
it hasn't been proven that PBC can work practically (you don't really nee=
d a =
mathematical proof of correctness for each function: just the primitives =
meet the 80/20 rule).
Uche Ogbuji Principal Consultant
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