Advice for REST advocates

Jim Whitehead ejw@cse.ucsc.edu
Thu, 23 Aug 2001 14:06:03 -0700


> Lest it be forgotten, SOAP is a wire protocol with extensibility built
> in at the core. There are no assumptions about the programming model or
> platform used by anybody and you can define applications that are as
> loosely or as tightly coupled as you like. In short - SOAP doesn't care
> :)

And hence, just being SOAP compliant doesn't gain you much in terms of
interoperability.

What would a SOAP bakeoff look like?

- Jim