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   RE: [xml-dev] W3C Schema: Resistance is Futile, says Don Box

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> And the advantage of using "Web Services" for these applications, over
> existing technologies like CORBA, DCOM or MQSeries, is what?

Avoid purchase of third-party infrastructure.  It's great to have common 
data syntax, networking protocols, why not app protocols?  (Give credit to 
BEA, for doing the equivalent of turning on a dime and moving from 
"legacy middleware" to WS-I founder.)

Fidelity [1] expects to eventually toss 3/4 of their current IT 
middleware, both software and servers.
[1] http://www.internetweek.com/newslead01/lead080601.htm


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