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Re: REST wrap-up (was Re: Web Services Architecture Document

From: Michael Champion <mc@xegesis.org>
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2004 15:27:33 -0500
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To: '''www-ws-arch@w3.org ' ' ' <www-ws-arch@w3.org>

On Feb 6, 2004, at 3:11 PM, Thompson, Bryan B. wrote:

> Then, if a REST style is fine, are you only objecting to the native
> use of the HTTP protocol (vs SOAP tunneled through whatever)?

I'm not objecting to anything other than the notion there is One True 
Way to do any of this.  REST has a place, SOAP/WSDL has a place, 
SOAP-RPC has a place (albeit mainly in well-managed enterprise 
environments).    I'm just a bit mystified by Mark's repeated queries 
for clarification on why WSA doesn't build on a REST and only REST 
foundation.  That's the issue that I *think* was originally  being 
asked in this thread, and I think is very thoroughly answered in the 
WSA Note and (extensively!) in the www-ws-arch archives.
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