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  • this puts paid to some of the FUD about Java's stronger and 'native' xml support.

    Its all very having mature and stable xml support - but I'd rather have perls ability to 'just work'.

    acme have you tried with .Net after all thats supposed to be where web services, xml and SOAP are at..


    @JAPH = qw(Hacker Perl Another Just);
    print reverse @JAPH;
    • this puts paid to some of the FUD about Java's stronger and 'native' xml support.

      That's not a fair assessment of what Leon described. Apache-SOAP had this dependency on mail handling, because as we all know, email is a key component in web services (and I'm only half joking).

      In reality, the problem is with SOAP. It's a very big spec, difficult to implement fully (and properly!), so there are lots of interoperability problems. Had Vx been coded with Apache-SOAP from the start (in Java), then I sus

      • Right, Perl is just too dynamic for WSDL really. That's why Pierre thought up the very clever WSDL::Generator, so all we need to do is figure out why it doesn't work with 5.8 and then run the test suite with it installed. With any luck, a fully-specced WSDL will fall out. I'll try again when we have this...