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From Sanjiva Weerawarana <>
Subject Re: Fwd: Next Steps for Project Yoko : A Proposal
Date Mon, 10 Dec 2007 18:25:57 GMT
Hi Dan,

Sorry for the slow response; didn't see this mail.

> Looking at the CORBA binding stuff in Axis 2, it currently doesn't 
> actually use Yoko ws binding stuff at all.   It only uses the ORB part 
> which is the part going to Geronimo for which they are agreeing to keep 
> standalone.  Thus, the proposal as written wouldn't have any impact on 
> their current code.


> Also, the CORBA stuff they have is pretty much the exact opposite of what 
> the Yoko bindings are trying to do.    They are trying to "Web service 
> enable a CORBA object".   The yoko stuff is more "CORBA enable a Web 
> Service object".  Kind of a bit flipped.   (Although that includes CORBA 
> enabling a Web Service client object which would allow routing (via 
> things like Apache Camel, maybe Synapse) from pure webservice endpoints 
> to CORBA)

We are actually working on the reverse too- using Axis2 client APIs to 
talk to a CORBA object. (This is still different from CORBA enabling a Web 
service object for sure.)

Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.
Founder & Director; Lanka Software Foundation;
Founder, Chairman & CEO; WSO2, Inc.;
Member; Apache Software Foundation;
Visiting Lecturer; University of Moratuwa;

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