At 09:19 AM 9/11/2001, Christian Huitema wrote:
In particular, SOAP is evolving, and there are generic SOAP extensions
being defined to deal with end to end security, end to end confirmations
and the like,
You did not cite changes to basic SOAP packaging, yet that is the salient
point in doing a convergence layer.
There is also some irony is trying to argue against evolution, such as this
convergence work -- using the excuse that a component is evolving.
where end-to-end is defined as "from the SOAP initiator to
the final SOAP actor". It may be argued that these functions duplicate
Oh? Beep is a point-to-point protocol, Christian. It has no
relaying. (Perhaps you are confusing Beep with Apex?)
in any case, the availability of such extensions within the XML
protocol itself implies that mapping over TCP is, in fact, trivial; we
need only a delimitation function,
Now I'm confused. You previously said that multiplexing was so difficult
that it violated basic networking principles and now you appear to be
claiming that doing it in XML is trivial.
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