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RE: Reducing complexity

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2002 11:29:12 -0800
To: "'Mark Baker'" <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00f101c29194$45de5060$5d0ba8c0@beasys.com>

You cut out the relevent piece of information from my post, and decided to
focus on theory about methods rather than practice about how one actually
uses soap and http.  The point was about complexity, and you haven't
disproven that supporting multiple methods makes web services harder.

Cheers,
Dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Baker [mailto:distobj@acm.org]
> Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 10:30 AM
> To: David Orchard
> Cc: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Reducing complexity
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 12:50:03PM -0500, David Orchard wrote:
> > wrongo on the complexity.  If soap 1.1 had been followed
> with using just
> > HTTP POST, then the former would have been as simple.  By
> supporting GET, it
> > now makes web service references and interface
> specification an order of
> > magnitude harder as they need the method as well.
>
> That's wrong, but I think I understand why you believe it so.  Correct
> me if I'm wrong, but it's because you don't believe that GET and POST
> (and all HTTP methods and extension methods), are application methods,
> the same as GetLastTradePrice.
>
> Well, whether or not you believe it, they are application methods.
> That's a *fact*.
>
> >  Maybe the TAG erred and
> > the ws-arch should object?  heh, wouldn't that be fun, not!
>
> No, the TAG did the right thing.
>
> MB
> --
> Mark Baker.  Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.   http://www.markbaker.ca
>
>    Will distribute objects for food
>
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