[XML-DEV Mailing List Archive Home] [By Thread] [By Date] [Recent Entries] [Reply To This Message]

Re: What Does SOAP/WS Do that A REST System Can't?

Re:  What Does SOAP/WS Do that A REST System Can't?
Rich Salz wrote:

>Sorry if conflating HTTP and HTTP/REST bothered you.  I guess I don't
>understand the differences all that well.
>I thought I understood, and answered your question.
>	Q. HTTP is extensible, why can't you build what you need?
>	A. Because I need shared state, and because every
>	   client operation ends up being a POST.  The first
>	   seems impossible, and the second means the framework
>	   benefits are nil.
>Or am I still missing the point?
>(I hate it when the limitation of the medium mean that two ostensibly
>reasonable people end up getting all ticked off at each other.
>Perhaps we should talk on the phone?)
>	/r$
http 1.1 has persistent connections for long transactions. won't that do 
the job?

in fact soap relies on it....

fn:Rick  Marshall
tel;cell:+61 411 287 530


Purchasing Stylus Studio from our online shop is Easy, Secure and Value Priced!

Buy Stylus Studio Now

Download The World's Best XML IDE!

Accelerate XML development with our award-winning XML IDE - Download a free trial today!

Don't miss another message! Subscribe to this list today.
First Name
Last Name
Subscribe in XML format
RSS 2.0
Atom 0.3

Stylus Studio has published XML-DEV in RSS and ATOM formats, enabling users to easily subcribe to the list from their preferred news reader application.

Stylus Studio Sponsored Links are added links designed to provide related and additional information to the visitors of this website. they were not included by the author in the initial post. To view the content without the Sponsor Links please click here.

Site Map | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Trademarks
Free Stylus Studio XML Training:
W3C Member
Stylus Studio® and DataDirect XQuery ™are products from DataDirect Technologies, is a registered trademark of Progress Software Corporation, in the U.S. and other countries. © 2004-2013 All Rights Reserved.