jonbaer at digitalanywhere.com
Fri Jun 16 06:38:48 PDT 2000
In some ways I want to say it seems that SOAP is all the ways RMI should have
been but the spec has no mention of security and (from what I have read, could
be wrong) no way for dynamic classloading via the XML doc, the 2 objects must
live on both machines in order for them to communicate via XML and use the
What is Sun's alternative to SOAP? Dont they already have an XML middleware
Anne Thomas Manes wrote:
> Thought you might be interested in this comparative review of the IBM and
> Microsoft SOAP implementations.
> By the way, Sun is less unhappy about SOAP than before.
> Anne Manes
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl at simonstl.com>
> To: "Jon Baer" <jonbaer at digitalanywhere.com>; <jdom-interest at jdom.org>
> Sent: Monday, May 08, 2000 6:44 AM
> Subject: Re: [jdom-interest] SOAP?
> > At 05:57 AM 5/8/00 +0000, Jon Baer wrote:
> > >Ehhh anyone know anything about this:
> > >http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/xml/general/soapspec.asp
> > >
> > >Would there then be a need to develop a SOAPBuilder? Is anyone using
> > >this protocol?
> > Lots of people are using SOAP for various things. Check out:
> > http://www.xmlhack.com/list.php?cat=25
> > for news on SOAP and other XML protocols.
> > Sun seems deeply unhappy with SOAP, while Microsoft seems quite pleased by
> > it. IBM's joined the SOAP side of this issue. It'll be a long while
> > sorting out.
> > The good news is that SOAP messages are plain old ordinary XML (simple at
> > that), and shouldn't need a specific builder - just some logic and a
> > connection to HTTP.
> > Simon St.Laurent
> > XML Elements of Style / XML: A Primer, 2nd Ed.
> > Building XML Applications
> > Inside XML DTDs: Scientific and Technical
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