"So the SOAP "stack" is a mess...

john_oshea@wordbank.com john_oshea at wordbank.com
Tue Aug 14 10:18:17 BST 2007

Hildo Biersma wrote:
> At OSCON 2007, I got the impression that ever more services are becoming
> RESTy and offer return document types in addition to XML, e.g. you have
> a choice of XML, JSON or CSV.  It looks like Google moved their search
> API from SOAP to REST as well (not sure about their other APIs).
>>From my limited viewpoint, SOAP is moving to the "within an enterprise"
> world and REST is taking over the "across the Internet" role.

Hmmm. Interesting. That kinda gels with what I was thinking before I
came across that WCF-mentioning link. Thanks for the input, much

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