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From "Morrison, John" <>
Subject RE: Axis SOAPHelper implementation anyone?
Date Thu, 13 Jun 2002 10:25:13 GMT
> From: Per-Olof Norén []
> Hi all,
> I have rewritten the to use axis instead of HttpClient
> in order to connect to .NET webservices. The change has been 
> verified by 
> running google api search and the stock-ticker examples as 
> well as .NET 
> services. Also support for basic authenticated connections is is 
> supported in the standard url format: 
> http://user:pass@host.domain/endpoint
> I´d gladly donate this code, though i need a little help packaging it.
> The file itself is no problem, cvs diff as usual.
> What I can see to be somewhat of a problem is that axis is not part
> of the distribution by default.

Axis *used* to be part of the distro and I can't see any problems putting
it back.

> Solution 1
> If we have two separate "soaphelpers"
> HTTPClientSOAPHelper and that would be renamed to 
> by the build system at compile time.
> Solution 2
> Make SOAPHelper configurable from xconf or some other place, like any 
> other roles in the system

I personally would only use the axis version, but others would prob
like to keep both.  A config would prob be the best way to go.

> 1. Is it possible or even desired to ship axis along with cocoon?


> 2. If not, is it possible to have the build system setup for axis, if 
> present?
> Need opinions on this, shot at will :)
> BTW, my cry for help posted yesterday still stands, as I need 
> to try it 
> out in 2.1/head branch.

Sorry, must have missed the cry - what was it again?


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