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   RE: [xml-dev] Traditional RPC

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Was that a serious answer? The fact that millions of people communicate
using software that talks a proprietary protocol on the Internet somehow
translates to that being a killer web service platform? 

I guess someone better call Steve Case and tell him he's sitting on an
untapped Web Services gold mine. ;) 

I will not turn into a snake. It never helps.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Winer [mailto:dave@userland.com] 
> Sent: Monday, February 18, 2002 8:08 PM
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Traditional RPC
> >>If the Napster protocol is so fantastic why aren't we using 
> it for Web
> Services?
> I'm going to assume this is a serious question.
> The only thing that's fantastic about the Napster protocol 
> was the number of people who used software that communicated 
> using that protocol.
> The reason we're not using it is that Napster went bye-bye.
> Dave
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