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

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Rich Salz wrote:

>Sorry if conflating HTTP and HTTP/REST bothered you.  I guess I don't
>understand the differences all that well.
>I thought I understood, and answered your question.
>	Q. HTTP is extensible, why can't you build what you need?
>	A. Because I need shared state, and because every
>	   client operation ends up being a POST.  The first
>	   seems impossible, and the second means the framework
>	   benefits are nil.
>Or am I still missing the point?
>(I hate it when the limitation of the medium mean that two ostensibly
>reasonable people end up getting all ticked off at each other.
>Perhaps we should talk on the phone?)
>	/r$
http 1.1 has persistent connections for long transactions. won't that do 
the job?

in fact soap relies on it....

fn:Rick  Marshall
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