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Re: Article: Fat protocols slow Web services

From: Francis Norton <francis@redrice.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 17:19:34 +0000
Message-ID: <3C3DCD26.4020608@redrice.com>
To: "Frank D. Greco" <fgreco@crossroadstech.com>
CC: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Frank D. Greco wrote:

 >
 > The primary benefit of SOAP is *across* the firewall.  I sincerely  doubt
 >

 > you'd convince the major global investment banks that SOAP is
 > superior to what they already have for *internal* applications.
 > Maybe in a few years when SOAP (et al) frameworks are available,
 > but not now.
 >
I'm certainly hoping to get Web Service interfaces into extranet 
applications. I am nervously looking forward to finding out how 
interoperable cross-platform SOAP implementations are or are not...

Francis.
Received on Thursday, 10 January 2002 12:19:42 GMT

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