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Blog Archive for mchampion during September 2004

Not surprisingly, peace has not broken out in the ongoing dispute over web services specifications described in my last post. The continuing attacks on the WS-* family of specifications by advocates of simply using HTTP and XML together somehow reminds me of a bicycle company positioning their products against those of an armored truck manufacturer: "It's more agile in traffic, it gets an...
It's as regular as the seasons: as the leaves start to fall from the trees here in Michigan, more web services specifications flutter down from WS-IvoryTower, and more hunters take up their rhetorical shotguns to blast at them. This year it is WS-Transfer and WS-Enumeration , Microsoft has a new web services architecture vision document to accommodate them , and a number of people (Tim Bray...