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Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon


SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol: an XML protocol for exchanging information to allow access to services, objects and servers over the Web, regardless of platform or programming language.

UDDI Universal Description and Discovery Integration: a software industry initiative to help businesses find and have transactions with one another electronically.

WSDL Web Services Description Language: an XML format for describing network services as a set of endpoints regardless of message formats or protocols.

WSFL Web Services Flow Language: a standard backed by IBM Corp. to let businesses advertise Web services and define business processes.

XML Extensible Markup Language: a simple dialect of Standard Generalized Markup Language. It's a syntax for managing documents easily on the Web.

These standards and protocols comprise emerging Web services on the Internet.

'Wilson P. Dizard III

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