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   Re: [xml-dev] Generality of HTTP

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Al Snell wrote:
> And it's a shame that people are making decisions that currently mean that
> Web services won't be able to be as responsive as DNS no matter how well
> the server is written...

It makes more sense to design for the mainstream and have the outliers
adapt for special cases than to do the opposite.

Luckily, the definition of web service is even more vague than the
definition of web, so if you want to include DNS or even DHCP, go ahead.
I wouldn't expect these to use SOAP anyhow.

 Paul Prescod


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