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James Turner
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Joined: May 10, 2004
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Hi All,

A quick question that I have is basically, why do web services use SOAP instead of IIOP?

It may seem a basic question but it's because I don't have much of a clue about them, I am more an EJB man. From my understanding both protocols are cross-platform, etc..

Anyone who can help, it's very appreciated.

Thanx, James

James<br />SCJP 1.4 - 92%<br />SCJD - 93%<br />SCWCD 1.4 - 95%<br />SCBCD 1.3 - 100%<br />SCEA - 92%
Pradeep bhatt
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This may help

Gurumurthy Ramamurthy
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Joined: Feb 13, 2003
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IIOP - is heavy weight protocol and stateful
SOAP - is light weight protocol, stateless
I agree. Here's the link:
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