As Wikipedia notes, "... SOAP ... is a protocol for exchanging XML-based messages ..." It's nominally language-independent (and platform-independent, encoding-aware, transport-neutral, ...).

Many Pythoneers are ... reserved about the complexities of and incoherent design of SOAP; Rob Riggs rants for many when he writes "... they invented SOAP for brainwashing software architects."

The page on WebServices says more.

SOAP (last edited 2020-04-14 19:43:40 by HansNordhaug)

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