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Re: Protocol Bindings

From: Jean-Jacques Moreau <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 10:26:50 +0200
Message-ID: <3B4C0DCA.B7DD9D57@crf.canon.fr>
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
CC: "Williams Stuart" <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org
So would a fair summary of your position be that we produce a companion spec
    Mapping the BEEP Core onto TCP

(but of course this would have another name, like "Mapping SOAP onto HTTP")


Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:

> [...] However, we all know
> that SOAP and XML are not alone in the world - there are plenty of
> existing protocols and infrastructure around. In order to allow SOAP
> based applications to take advantage of such services and features, we
> allow SOAP to be bound to various other protocols in as straightforward
> a way as possible.
> This gives us what we want in that it allows SOAP applications to use a
> variety of underlying protocols without us having to define a new
> complex "binding language" that can support extensibility etc. [...]
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