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Re: Protocol independance

From: Geoff Arnold <Geoff.Arnold@Sun.COM>
Date: Thu, 03 Apr 2003 15:21:26 -0500
To: Mike Champion <mc@xegesis.org>
Cc: Mark Baker <mbaker@idokorro.com>, www-ws@w3.org
Message-id: <D88C0A8F-6611-11D7-B20D-000393C53568@sun.com>


On Thursday, April 3, 2003, at 03:01  PM, Mike Champion wrote:

> On Thu, 3 Apr 2003 14:37:14 -0500, Mark Baker <mbaker@idokorro.com> 
> wrote:
>> Suppose we had a tuple space based system, such as one based on Linda
>> or JavaSpaces.  Would it still be the case that a Web services 
>> approach
>> to using this system would be to tunnel "getStockQuote" messages 
>> through
>> write() or take() or other tuple space operations?
> I would think that a consumer could write() an object that was a 
> representation of the Infoset defining a getStockQuote SOAP message, 
> and then the service could take() the message, then write() an object 
> representing the Infoset of the response.  You'd need a way of 
> "serializing" the Infoset as a Javaspaces object (that's sortof a 
> mind- bending concept) but I don't see why it couldn't be done.
>> I'm just trying to understand the motivation for this view.  Thanks.
> Uhh, because there are a lot of protocols out there, many of which do 
> the job they were designed to do better than HTTP can?
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