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Re: Invoking Web Services without proxy classes

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 12:55:22 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200201071755.MAA31173@markbaker.ca>
To: sgollery@cadrc.calpoly.edu (Steven Gollery)
Cc: www-ws@w3.org
> So: is it feasible for a service user to read WSDL interface and
> implementation descriptions and then invoke the service without using
> proxy classes? If not, why not? And if so, can someone point me to some
> sample code that I can use to get started?

Definitely, if the application semantics of the underlying protocol
are used, rather than being tunneled over (i.e. in the "document
style").  If you're using HTTP, any HTTP client library does what
you need.  Ditto for other app protocols.

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com
Received on Monday, 7 January 2002 12:54:41 UTC

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