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- From: mark hu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Dave Winer <email@example.com>, Philip Gooch <firstname.lastname@example.org>,email@example.com
- Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2000 17:29:33 -0400
I do not get it - "SOAP is coming along, but there aren't many interoperable
implementations ...." - as soon as your going and coming messages follow
SOAP standards, what is the interoperable problems ????? How to interpret
the messages is your own side of job, and surely how to use it .... cheers.
"Make Your Life More Enjoyable"
----- Original Message -----
From: Dave Winer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Philip Gooch <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, August 04, 2000 12:03 PM
Subject: Re: XML-RPC or SOAP
> I'll get this one! ;->
> On another mail list they're asking if CORBA is dead.
> Study the history of software, nothing ever dies, yet people who for one
> reason or another *want* things to die say they're dead.
> XML-RPC is alive and well.
> SOAP is coming along, but there aren't many interoperable implementations,
> and none of them implement all the possibilities. So interoperability is
> still a challenge in SOAP-space, where it's trivial in XML-RPC, and done,
> and demonstrated.
> So my advice is this, if XML-RPC does what you need to do, use it.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Philip Gooch" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, August 04, 2000 8:52 AM
> Subject: XML-RPC or SOAP
> > Hi there
> > In the project I am involved in, we are looking at using HTTP xml-based
> > remote procedure calls as an alternative to RMI. Our programmer's are
> > new to XML, so I suggested we use XML-RPC (no namespaces or attributes -
> > very simple). However, someone replied along the lines that XML-RPC is
> > dead and we should use SOAP instead.
> > Can anyone here make any suggestions or comments?
> > Phil