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Re: Synthesis of the proposals for issue 64

From: Sanjiva Weerawarana <sanjiva@watson.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 21:14:49 +0600
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"Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com> writes:
>
> 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?

I haven't been able to follow this thread .. sorry; just dying in
email.

> 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 :-)

If this is the gist of the issue, a big +1 to Mike's take!

Sanjiva.
Received on Monday, 21 July 2003 11:15:01 GMT

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