Originally posted by Doug Wang:
ebXML can be a successor of EDI. You could see my explanations in this thread and this thread. Although ebXML has a long run to mature, web services related tenologies such as SOAP, UDDI are promoting its maturity.
I guess SOAP programming covered by Bill's book is to dominate the future's programming.
Originally posted by Latha Kalaga:
I just can not picture that consumers/businesses interfacing with 'web service providers' with out any prior negotiations on pricing, structure, and data format.
Also none of the information from UDDI or WSDL inform the consumer about the Quality of Service -
Originally posted by Angela Poynton:
Ahh but what isn't given out is a mapping of username - IP address ... we know what IP address have been used to access the site but we don't know who uses them!