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   Re: [xml-dev] What Does SOAP/WS Do that A REST System Can't?

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IMO, REST vs SOA (not SOAP, as others have pointed out) boils down to
this question; assuming the data is identical in each case, what's
easiest to integrate?  Ten services with ten interfaces, or ten services
with one interface?

O(N) beats O(NlogN) every day of the week, industry concensus
notwithstanding.  All other points of evaluation - some of which
I'll admit are in Web services' favour - are insignificant in



On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 10:36:22AM -0600, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> After all the threads on this, I can't remember ever 
> seeing this question answered.  Can someone point me 
> to a list of the capabilities that one gets using 
> SOAP/WS* that one won't get using REST?


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