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From <j...@cogentlogic.com>
Subject Re: I'm fed up with SOAP
Date Mon, 25 Jul 2005 23:35:16 GMT
Barzilai. Clam down!

It sounds like you need a REST  :-)


Jeff



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Barzilai Spinak" <barspi@internet.com.uy>
To: <axis-user@ws.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2005 7:19 PM
Subject: I'm fed up with SOAP


> <RANT>
> I've been using Soap web services for about 2 years. It took my many 
> weeks of learning and fighting with Axis. Then I found out that three 
> quarters of the Soap specification was being "deprecated" or at least 
> falling out of favour, and now we should be using something called 
> document/literal. It took me a few more to find out what it *really* was 
> and how it related to "wrapped" mode (are they the same? are they 
> different? how so?).  Then I came to the conclusion that I'd better 
> write my WSDL by hand, where, again, 3/4 of it is a pointless leftover 
> of an overengineered specification for the stuff that fell out of 
> favour. So, now I have a "wrapped" web service where all I want to do is 
> return XML documents and the web service response to my XXX operation 
> has this structure:
> 
> soapenv:Envelope
>      soapenv:Body
>          XXXResponse
>              XXXReturn
>                  XXXResult
>                    myActualXML
> 
> 
> 
> So, there, *FIVE* levels of useless elements (response, return and 
> result!!! give me a break!). Now I was considering that I really needed 
> a wrapping element for some of my responses but I'm resisting the idea 
> of yet another level.
> 
> Well, I know all this ranting is useless but I just wanted to share some 
> of my frustrations with the list :-)
> 
> Thanks for hearing me hehehe
> </RANT>
> 
> BarZ
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