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From Craig Tataryn <>
Subject Re: Latest IBM DeveloperWorks article
Date Wed, 08 Dec 2010 20:26:11 GMT
We were using WAS 6.1 and we needed to support HL7 payloads.  Axis wasn't up to snuff. Then
trying to get modern versions of JAXB and XML APIs to work with WAS wasted soooooo much time
and money. It was also a main contributor to my hair greying at the tender age of 34.



On 2010-12-08, at 2:15 PM, Dennis Sosnoski wrote:

> On 12/09/2010 08:53 AM, Andreas Veithen wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 14:40, Craig Tataryn <> wrote:
>>> That's great, his last article was very helpful at my last contract in saving
me from implementing using "Web Services Pack for WAS" (aka Axis)
>> Interesting statement. Dennis' last articles were all about comparison
>> between CXF, Rampart and Metro. However, although IBM uses Axis2 as
>> the basis for their JAX-WS support in WAS 7.0 and in the Web services
>> feature pack for WAS 6.1, they're not using Rampart at all, but have
>> their own WS-Security implementation...
> I haven't worked with WAS myself, but thought that might be the case.
> That's why I qualify my own rankings of the stacks in the latest article
> with " Also, the rankings apply only to the base open source projects;
> commercial stacks based on the open source versions may use their own
> security code and other extensions. You'll need to look at the
> differences between the commercial code and the open source base to see
> which parts of the rankings may apply."
> Andreas, why don't you add a comment to the article pointing out that
> the rankings don't apply to WAS for this reason?
>  - Dennis

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