[REBOL] Re: SOAP Box
From: dada:gecko:verizon at: 27-Jun-2002 9:50
Yep, SOAP is free. Free and controlled by Micro$oft. Hence my immediate
dislike ;). SOAP is cool, as a protocol, though. Web services are a good
As far as XML-RPC's data description? It's XML. So is SOAP's, as far as
I know. I just thought that -- in accordance with the pronunciation of
REBOL ("rebel yell") -- we do something with a protocol that isn't
controlled by M$.
Either way, one of the things I'm finding to be very cool/powerful about
REBOL is it's ability to easily pass data to, connect with and otherwise
interface with remote systems.
Petr Krenzelok wrote:
> Sabin Densmore wrote:
>> I think even more interesting than working with SOAP would be to go
>> directly to the source and working with xml-rpc.
>> Being open-source, and the foundation for $OAP, xml-rpc/Rebol work
>> could lead to augmentations if $OAP were necessary, but also point out
>> to the open-source community that Rebol is darned cool and useful.
> What do you do though if other parties decide to communicate using SOAP?
> Besides that - SOAP itself is free too ... SOAP, however, is not heavily
> used yet. XML is. XML-RPC is just transport mechanism, but you still
> need something (protocol/format) for your data to be described in ...
: sabin densmore