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Re: A simpler Web service response format

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 07:37:38 -0500
Message-ID: <45C1DF12.1000602@metalab.unc.edu>
To: www-validator Community <www-validator@w3.org>
CC: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>

olivier Thereaux wrote:

> WebService::Validator::CSS::W3C [1] and the equivalent perl module for 
> feed validator use SOAP::Lite library quite succesfully. 

Actually, no it doesn't. Initial investigations seem to be showing that 
it is SOAP::Lite that is breaking the install process for LogValidator 
due to dependency failures. :-(

Dependencies are bad. The fewer you have the better. Providing umpteen 
different interfaces to a service just adds umpteen-1 extra ways the 
service can break.

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