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

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> > You've doubled the reliability, security, and server-state load,
> > but it is RESTian.  For many applications that won't be enough.
> Where do you get the factor of two from?

Twice the number of HTTP messages, nothing more simple then that.
As for server-state, the server now has to maintain state behind
the GET'able URL, make sure that it's the same client coming back
or otherwise deal with authorization decisions, etc.

Rich Salz                  Chief Security Architect
DataPower Technology       http://www.datapower.com
XS40 XML Security Gateway  http://www.datapower.com/products/xs40.html


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