Simple Object Access Protocol


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Simple Object Access Protocol

(protocol)
(SOAP) A minimal set of conventions for invoking code using XML over HTTP.

DevelopMentor, Microsoft Corporation, and UserLand Software submitted SOAP to the IETF as an internal draft in December 1999.

Latest version: SOAP 1.1 defined by World Wide Web Consortium.

http://w3.org/TR/SOAP/.
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