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sun's coffee break & saaj

nobu taku

Joined: Aug 06, 2003
Posts: 17
in the saaj portion of the coffee break application, why do they use saaj/soap instead of xml over http without the structure of soap? for example, using jdom and an httpurlconnection to send over the xml documents?
Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
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Probably to show us how to use the SAAJ API...

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nobu taku

Joined: Aug 06, 2003
Posts: 17
beyond being a tutorial on saaj, is there a good reason to use soap in that example?
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