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From <salgado...@04web.com>
Subject Re: Signal to noise ratio in Soap is very high
Date Tue, 16 Nov 2004 20:24:59 GMT

  I read an article about Fast Web Services... but I think there was no
new development since then.

http://java.sun.com/developer/technicalArticles/WebServices/fastWS/


>
> Thank you for the responses.  I think it's possible to achieve
> interoperability and small foot print.  It's just Soap was designed
> lousy in this particular aspect.  When saying if speed matters, I think
> most of the apps that has some kind of communication, speed does
> matter.  I think there should be a new standard/version to replace Soap
> if this cannot be addressed.
>
> Paul Callahan wrote:
>
>>I second that...  And would just add that you might want to think about
>> when your application is just too 'chatty' for SOAP...
>>
>>-pc
>>
>>On Tue, 16 Nov 2004 08:48:30 -0900, Elaine Nance
>><elaine_nance@commerce.state.ak.us> wrote:
>>
>>
>>>SOAP is not designed to create compact dataflows.  It is designed for
>>> interoperability and, because it is XML, extensibility.
>>>IMHO, I would *not* use SOAP for purely internal processes if
>>>speed or stream size matters (where faster/smaller) is better.
>>>
>>>In that case I would go strictly with a socket-level approach.
>>>
>>>Just my 2 small coins,
>>>Elaine
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>Vy Ho wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>>I look at a message send back from the server to a client in Axis,
>>>> and was very surprised that most of the text is not the data that I
>>>> need to send, but declaration and long namspaces.  Is it possible to
>>>> reduce these down and still comply with Soap?
>>>>
>>>>Thanks,
>>>>
>>>>vh
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>><~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>>>  |  Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.
>>>  |                                 --  Pablo Picasso  --
>>><~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>




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