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RE: SOAP Encoding / Data Model as a (REST?) stand-alone data form at

From: Mike Dierken <mike@dataconcert.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 09:11:13 -0800
Message-ID: <2AE31649CF989F4FB354F6D95EB0CE6E4D685B@xmlfmail.xmlfund.com>
To: xml-dist-app@w3.org

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jacek Kopecky [mailto:jacek@systinet.com] 
>  Your question shows again the slight inappropriateness of 
> XMLP WG doing a graph data encoding, it might be best to 
> remove SOAP Encoding from SOAP spec and put it elsewhere (it 
> might or might not compete with XML or RDF), but our charter 
> says we have to provide such encoding for graph data.
This sounds like a good idea - I would like to see an independent spec on
the serialization of a graph of name/value entities from the w3c.

>  As for REST, I think the standard should be just plain XML. 8-)

Which standard? XMLProtocol? SOAP? 
FYI, REST by itself isn't a standard, its a way of building large systems
(like 'event based integration', 'message passing architecture', etc.)

And for 'plain XML' - what about all the GIF, JPEG, CSS, JS, ZIP, JAR, MP3,
etc. that fly around? Who will speak for these?
Received on Thursday, 21 March 2002 12:12:19 UTC

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