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SOAP bindings with "Asynchronous" protocols

From: Naresh Agarwal <nagarwal@in.firstrain.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2002 16:49:56 +0530
Message-ID: <205C5F16CA92F94484F054E94520F4D7048563@mail.in.firstrain.com>
To: <www-ws@w3.org>

Today, most of the Soap implementations use HTTP for transport
protocol..However, in the near future, we expect more support for
"Asynchronous" transport protocol like SMTP,  JMS, BEEP etc.

I have following concern in this regard:

1) Does the "Aynchrony"  make sense in "RPC" (encoded) style of SOAP or
it would be only useful for "messaging" (literal) style of  SOAP?

2) Are RPC *synchronous* per se, or does it make sense to have RPC

3) What exactly do we want to achieve by using SMTP, JMS, BEEP etc., as
transport mechanism for SOAP?

I would appreciate any comments on the above.


Naresh Agarwal
Received on Friday, 8 March 2002 06:19:53 UTC

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