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RE: Another whenToUseGet-7 counter-proposal

From: Anne Thomas Manes <anne@manes.net>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 09:52:04 -0400
To: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>, "David Orchard" <dorchard@bea.com>
Cc: <www-tag@w3.org>
Mark Baker said:

> You don't need a GET binding of SOAP in order to use SOAP in a Web
> friendly manner, you just need to *also* use GET (and PUT and DELETE,
> where appropriate) by itself.  For example, I could send a SOAP message
> with HTTP POST to a resource, and then invoke GET on that same resource
> to observe the state change induced by the POST.
> MB
> --
> Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
> Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
> http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com

This approach requires two client invocations to perform a single
request/response operation. Perhaps it's more Web-friendly, but it isn't
more developer-friendly or performance-friendly.

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