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RE: Proposed replacement text for Section 1.6

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2004 21:34:59 -0500
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler) 
> [mailto:RogerCutler@chevrontexaco.com] 
> Sent: Monday, January 12, 2004 9:13 PM
> To: Champion, Mike; www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Proposed replacement text for Section 1.6
> Who's that guy who used to work for DevelopMentor and now 
> works for Microsoft?  The guy that has something of a cult 
> following?  I think that's what he's been saying, more or less.

Don Box.  I'd agree that he seems to be tooting the SOA horn now.

> And again I remind you -- is this a lamb?  Might as well go 
> for the sheep, eh?

I dunno. Some people do have control of both sides and enough bandwidth (or
small enough performance requirements) to get SOAP RPC to work.  At the
extreme, sure: an OO system with a complex shared typesystem  and objects
that require 20 method calls to initialize properly has no business being
implemented with web serivce technologies.  There are a bunch of other cases
where the objects can be initialized with a call or two but COM/CORBA aren't
a viable option for some reason; those are reasonable use cases for RPC-ish

I'd prefer not to be hanged at all, and don't see any reason to annoy the
sheriff enough to have him trump up charges :-)  
Received on Monday, 12 January 2004 21:35:00 UTC

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