Date: Mar. 29, 2001
Source Author or Organization: Dave Winer, Jake Savin, UserLand Software
A Busy Developer's Guide to SOAP 1.1 describes a subset of the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) 1.1 specification.
subset is designed for ease of implementation (for busy developers), and to be a
foundation for open interoperation between various Internet environments,
similar to the role played by Extensible Markup Language Remote Procedure Calls (XML-RPC).
The authors intend the protocol to be easy to implement for developers coming
from either a SOAP or XML-RPC orientation, as well as quick to move to other
A discussion group is available for review and comment as the
document is developed, and a compatible validator may be used for implementation tests.