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Intelligent Enterprise: Untangling the Web




The Simple Object Access Protocol, better known as
SOAP, is aimed squarely at this data consolidation
problem. Recently approved by the World Wide Web
Consortium (W3C), SOAP uses XML and HTTP to
define a component interoperability standard on the
Web.
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“SOAP messages are essentially XML documents that each contain a SOAP envelope. The
envelope consists of an optional header and a required body. A SOAP header typically
contains metadata about the exchange (for example, a transaction identifier). The header is
also a means for extending the protocol, but in a decentralized manner. …”

The Simple Object Access Protocol, better known as
SOAP, is aimed squarely at this data consolidation
problem. Recently approved by the World Wide Web
Consortium (W3C), SOAP uses XML and HTTP to
define a component interoperability standard on the
Web.

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