SOAP (again?)

Dmitrii Dimandt <>
Thu Dec 22 11:27:38 CET 2005


On 12/22/05, Claes Wikstom <> wrote:
> Dmitrii Dimandt wrote:
> > I've been looking at Erlang lately and I am _very_ new to it. I guess,
> > my question has been asked a few times.
> >
> > Is there a SOAP library available for Erlang? It isn't, strictly
> > speaking, a matter of life and death, but it could be :)
> >
>
>
> I've been doing quite a lot of SOAP client programming
> lately and I sure can't say I liked it. It sucks bigtime.
> Anyway, what I did was basically to
>
> 1. Ask the WebServices provider to give me a good
>     tcpdump capture of one good and one bad case.
>
> 2. Send raw XML structures to the WebServices provider
>     with my dataitems inserted,
>
> 3. xmerl parse the reply.
>
> To my knowledge there is no good SOAP lib available today,
> One key componenet that is missing is an XML-Schema parser
> which is non trivial.

Hmm.. I figured I would have to do that. not that I'm scared :) But
still... Oh well, no rest for the wicked :))



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