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Re: Does SOAP have IDL

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@zolera.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 16:21:28 -0400
Message-ID: <3B8AABC8.723CDD2C@zolera.com>
To: "Jones, Matthew" <MJones@NetSilicon.com>
CC: "'xml-dist-app@w3.org'" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
From reading the spec I don't see that SOAP has IDL (CORBA speak here).

No.  Higher-level systems can provide that.  WSDL [1], the Web Services
Description Language (which supports XML Schema as a type language) is
the most notable example.  WSDL, like SOAP, is a W3C Note; unlike SOAP
it has no Activity yet.
[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/wsdl

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