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   Re: [xml-dev] Generality of HTTP

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> I guess my question is, "If HTTP is so general, why are vendors such 
> as BEA, Tibco, Progress, etc. moving to other protocols to "ensure 
> delivery of XML documents" via web services?  It's easy to agree with 
> Mark Baker (especially after browsing the REST Wiki) that in 
> principle HTTP is a 99/1 solution for internet communications, so why 
> is the world backing away from this in practice?  

Perhaps because they have a hard time taking anything seriously that
can deliver porn?  Dunno.  You'll have to ask them.

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com


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