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On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 11:52:54AM -0500, Simon St.Laurent wrote:
>On Tue, 2002-02-12 at 10:38, Joe English wrote:
>> IOW: HTTP is good when a typical session consists of a single
>> POST or GET; BEEP is good when sessions get more complicated.
>I like the notion of a spectrum of possibilities. BEEP certainly seems
>capable of supporting very complex modes of communication. HTTP can be
>useful for request-response. I'd like something that's just 'send' (aka
>XMLChucker) to fill out the bottom.
DIME? Currently an internet draft, but some impls exist.
>I don't think there's a single true way. BEEP ain't it, REST ain't it,
>SOAP ain't it. (Whatever the WSIO might want us to think.)
Heresy! Of course there's one true way. *My* way! Aren't you
listening to the duelling monologs?
Granted, there are a lot of different "my" ways, since there are a fair
number of people here ....
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