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   Re: [xml-dev] Interesting XML-DIST-APP thread

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Tim Bray wrote:
>  The real reason the
> web is slow is because of its server-centricity and the fact that
> you're not allowed to do any significant processing on the client;
> the same reasons that IBM mainframes and VAXes were slow back in
> the eighties.  In that context, the Web Services approach has the
> potential of providing a major performance boost.

Not sure that I follow you Tim.  Are you saying that Web services will
push more of the processing onto the client, and off the server?  Why do
you think that?  /Roger


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