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RE: Synthesis of the proposals for issue 64

From: Champion, Mike <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 08:59:44 -0600
Message-ID: <9A4FC925410C024792B85198DF1E97E4061E36AC@usmsg03.sagus.com>
To: www-ws-desc@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thompson, Bryan B. [mailto:BRYAN.B.THOMPSON@saic.com]
> Sent: Monday, July 21, 2003 10:10 AM
> To: Mark Baker; www-ws-desc@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Synthesis of the proposals for issue 64
> +1 on both the summary by Jacek and the point by Mark below.

I'm a bit mystified as to the problem here.  Is this the old "Thou Shalt Not
Tunnel HTTP" issue from XMLP and WSA once again?

My (personal) take is:

- WSDL must be rich enough to describe HTTP's interface (REST, more or
less).  I don't think this is or has ever been an issue.

- WSDL 1.2 must be rich enough to describe the RESTful uses of SOAP
discussed at length just over a year ago in XMLP.  Is that the issue on the
table here?

- Tunneling Happens. SOAP and WSDL will be used in conjunction with HTTP in
ways that RESTifarians find distasteful, and they just need to get out the
Pepto-Bismol and deal with that hard fact :-) 
Received on Monday, 21 July 2003 10:59:58 UTC

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