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

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Hi Rich,

On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 09:33:59PM -0500, Rich Salz wrote:
> Taken together, I think HTTP and REST fail to meet the needs of
> some very real-world systems.  I think I'm basing this note on
> first-hand knowledge, but if your paragraph is to be believed,
> I must be making it all up.  So, for those of you who read this
> far, "Never mind." :)

I'm certain that's your experience, and I do agree that both REST and
the Web have reliability shortcomings.  But I'm just as certain that one
need not sacrifice the *enormous* value of O(N) integration complexity
to address them.

Mark Baker.   Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.        http://www.markbaker.ca


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