Mark Baker distobj@acm.org
Fri, 4 Jan 2002 07:21:04 -0500 (EST)

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Faisal Jawdat" <faisal@faisal.com>
> > The big win seems to be that you can write a
> > browser side JavaScript to use this without
> > much effort.  Downsides include "hey, everybody
> > has SOAP already".
> If SOAP works then swapping serializations and access mechanisms shouldn't
> be too hard.

Yup.  SOAP 1.2 is XML Infoset based, so could be serialized into any
format (though those that distinguish between meat/meta are best); for
example MIME, text/directory, ..

MIME-RPC assumes RPC, and we all know where that's going.

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com