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in reply to Re^2: (OT) Webservices - really progress?
in thread (OT) Webservices really progress?

SOAP means Simple Object Access Protocol; it is nothing but a fancy remote procedure call mechanism.

Yes. This means that a correct implementation can only invoke a remote procedure by identifier. Unfortunately, at least one buggy implementation has allowed callers to invoke arbitrary Perl code on the server. This muddies the waters.