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RE: Announce: A brief history of SOAP

From: Narahari, Sateesh <Sateesh_Narahari@jdedwards.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 16:42:52 -0600
Message-ID: <EAB106989D20D311BC520008C75D18B0117CBB1D@cormails4.jdedwards.com>
To: "'Dave Winer'" <dave@userland.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org
Can you please provide an example.  Also, please give a description of your

It would be interesting to learn about these type-agnostic systems, and what
problems they solve.

Best Regards,

----------Original Message-----
-----From: Dave Winer [mailto:dave@userland.com]
-----Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2001 4:31 PM
-----To: xml-dist-app@w3.org
-----Subject: Re: Announce: A brief history of SOAP
-----Andrew I don't know enough about the kinds of environments 
-----you use, but I'm
-----with Fredrik on this. We do just fine without any meta 
-----data. No "requires"
-----here. Dave
---------- Original Message -----
-----From: "Andrew Layman" <andrewl@microsoft.com>
-----To: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
-----Sent: Tuesday, April 03, 2001 12:07 PM
-----Subject: RE: Announce: A brief history of SOAP
-----> I think that the point is that any exchange of messages 
-----via SOAP (or
-----> otherwise) requires that the parties have mutual access 
-----to some sort of
-----> metadata describing the types of the data being exchanged.  WSDL
-----> provides such metadata in an implementation-neutral way 
-----that supports
-----> and leverages the W3C specifications such as Schema.
-----> -----Original Message-----
-----> From: Fredrik Lundh [mailto:fredrik@pythonware.com]
-----> Sent: Saturday, March 31, 2001 2:35 AM
-----> To: Box, Don
-----> Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
-----> Subject: Re: Announce: A brief history of SOAP
-----> > You can read it at http://www.develop.com/dbox/postsoap.html
----->     "Does SOAP/XML Messaging make sense without something like
----->     WSDL? No way"
-----> huh?  I've got lots of users for my python soap implementation,
-----> and now you're saying that what they do doesn't make sense?
-----> what have we missed?
-----> Cheers /F
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