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From Sergey Beryozkin <>
Subject Re: Using Apache-CXF to communicate a third party application
Date Sun, 13 Nov 2011 16:40:49 GMT
LOL :-)

On 11/11/11 18:23, Daniel Kulp wrote:
> On Friday, November 11, 2011 5:18:35 PM Sergey Beryozkin wrote:
>> You should probably use JAXWS Dispatch<Source>  client assuming the
>> target endpoint is a soap endpoint, you should find some hints here:
> Wow...   I honestly didn't expect *you* to suggest this.   ;-)
> Seriously, from the description, this sounds more like a REST like service,
> not SOAP.    You basically have an XML Schema representing the data you want
> to post to the given URL and possibly get a response back via XML.   No SOAP,
> or did I miss something?
> To me, this sounds like you should run xjc (jaxb compiler, part of Java6) on
> the schema to generate some objects and then use the CXF JAX-RS WebClient to
> post the objects to the server and get the response objects back.
> So, we have the REST guy suggesting SOAP and a SOAP guy suggesting REST.
> Confused yet?    ;-)

It is me being over-cautious with not alienating SOAP users :-), so I 
guess this is where a ref to JAXWS Dispatch<Source> came from which can 
do a bit of REST too :-)

Cheers, Sergey

> Dan

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