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   RE: [xml-dev] What does SOAP really add?

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On Sun, 2002-04-21 at 16:42, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:
> It's funny how differently one can look at an extensible message based
> framework without much core functionality other than extensibility
> itself. Some say that it can be used for a lot, others that it doesn't
> do much. At some level, they are both right. 

That's generous of you, but it doesn't really answer my question.

> In any case,
> xml-dist-app@w3.org *is* the right place to discuss this. I would
> therefore strongly encourage you to continue the discussion there
> although I realize that it is annoying to have to argue ones point with
> folks who don't see it that way.

I'm always happy to argue, but W3C lists seem to have a common culture
of "thou shalt not question the motivations of the Working Group." 
People are supposedly trying to get work done there, and I generally
find it wiser to ask rude questions like these on forums with a
fundamentally more open outlook.

I suspect that most of xml-dist-app would prefer that I continue that

Simon St.Laurent
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Errors, errors, all fall down!


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