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From Benjamin Tomasini <btomas...@neteverything.com>
Subject Re: give your views
Date Fri, 24 Jan 2003 00:44:17 GMT
Agreed,

In the real world, XML is probably the common denominator for a "Web
Service".  That is what provides the interoperability.  If I advertised
a CGI counter script as a web service, I would get some funny looks. :)

Ben

On Thu, 2003-01-23 at 19:08, Dennis Sosnoski wrote:
> That particular definition makes every application accessed via the net 
> a web service, including web servers, CGI counter scripts, etc. Although 
> it may be the author's opinion, it's hardly an authoritative definition. 
> I think most people in the industry would at least require that 
> something be based on XML document exchange in order to be called a "web 
> service".
> 
>   - Dennis
> 
> Benjamin Tomasini wrote:
> 
> >Correction .... for a broader def of the term.  
> >
> >To quote from O'Reily "Programming Web Services with SOAP"....
> >
> >page 1
> >
> >***
> >Before we go any further, let's define the basic concept of a "web
> >service".  A web service is a network accessible interface to
> >application functionality, built using standard Internet technologies.
> >
> >In other words, if an application can be accessed over a network using a
> >combination of protocols like HTTP, XML, SMTP, or Jabber, then it is a
> >web service.  Despite all the media hype around web services, it is
> >really that simple.
> >
> >Web services are nothing new.  Rather, they represent the evolution of
> >principles that have guided the Internet for years
> >***
> >
> >On Thu, 2003-01-23 at 18:13, Sunil Singh wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Hi,
> >>Is there any difference between a soap service and
> >>web service . Do they mean the same.
> >>Thanks,
> >>sunil.
> >>
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Sunil Singh [mailto:sunil@fast.fujitsu.com.au]
> >>Sent: Friday, January 24, 2003 9:45 AM
> >>To:
> >>axis-user-sc.1043301634.iogiedpbpmnemocogcpg-sunil=fast.fujitsu.com.au@x
> >>ml.apache.org
> >>Cc: axis-user@xml.apache.org
> >>Subject: signoff
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> 



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