RE: Web Services/SOA (was RE: XML 2004 weblogitems?)
> So SOA is RPC with a calling convention for methods? Sounds silly to me. Think of it as data-driven rather then method driven. There may be one method, and perhaps a URI or some addressing meta-data, but it's not an object method, it's not a class invocation, and most of the "what to do" comes from the single datatype -- a bit of XML -- that is sent back and forth. >I like Don's four fundamentals of service orientation > http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/04/01/Indigo/default.aspx Yup, those are good. Especially #3 which I view as key (but then I'm a bits-on-the-wire kind of guy) > * Services share schema and contract, not class -- Rich Salz Chief Security Architect DataPower Technology http://www.datapower.com XS40 XML Security Gateway http://www.datapower.com/products/xs40.html XML Security Overview http://www.datapower.com/xmldev/xmlsecurity.html
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