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   RE: [xml-dev] Can you stand yet another SOAP-RPC vs HTTP GET question?

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Prescod [mailto:paul@prescod.net] 
> The "fuss" is mainly about the fact that the web services 
> hype is in such overdrive that SOAP is being used for things 
> it is utterly (and
> obviously!) unsuited for ... and in my opinion it is quite 
> hard to find things it is well suited for. It's similar to 
> the fuss about the side-swinging patent. It is a sign of the
> times.  

Like I said elsewhere in this thread: groupthink.

> It's a little more than device transformation -- you're 
> accepting different *inputs*. 


> But certainly there is no 
> rocket science in supporting them both. Really, there is no 
> rocket science in the API at all. They had 95% of it working 
> a year ago using pure XML and HTTP and there was no big hype 
> about it because it wasn't officially supported technology.

Wow. I see they dropped /xml? except for partners, I must have been

Bill de hÓra

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