RE: What does SOAP really add?
Perhaps a better analogy: trying to turn a sailboat against a strong wind risks snapping the tiller. The SOAP boat has sailed fully loaded and a slip in schedule is better than swamping. If the ship is indeed "Coming about!" it is wiser to duck rather than risk decapitation. That tactic worked when the HTMLers wanted none of SGML. So it had to be renamed and they had to believe the ideas were their ideas. Whatever: the payload arrived safely at its destination. The folks I know who are working with SOAP are thrilled down to the socks in their bellbottoms. If IBM and BEA are offering comparable functionality to .NET, the odds of turning the boat around soon aren't terribly good. len
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