[XML-SIG] SOAP, Web services, hype, and Python

Thomas B. Passin tpassin@comcast.net
Mon, 17 Mar 2003 19:37:20 -0500

[M.-A. Lemburg]

> >>I agree that getting everything to work isn't easy, which is one of the
> >>reasons why Tim Couper and I have developed the Siena Web Services
> >>Architecture (http://www.siena-tech.com/) -- it basically does away
> >>with all the complicated stuff and lets programmers think about the
> >>services themselves rather than all the logistics that go between the
> >>using application and the server.
> >
> > Very interesting.  Another stealthy project I would have hoped would
have come
> > onto the scene a bit more loudly.  Seems the only download is for
> > I'll be watching this one and will give it a try when I can more readily
do so
> > (time and technology-wise).
> The "come onto the scene a bit more loudly" bit is in the works :-)
> The architecture works on Windows, Unix and Java platforms. The
> enterprise server is currently bound to Unix only. If you attend
> Python UK, I'll give a talk there explaining many of the details.
> We'll put the talk up as PDF file after the event.

It looks very interesting, but how much will it cost (not the demo version,
the real thing)?


Tom P