2011 December : Dragons in the Algorithm


Namespace for a valid SOAP message

A brief hint: if you see an error message like this:

InputStream does not represent a valid SOAP 1.1 Message

check the namespace of the SOAP envelope

SOAP 1.1: http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/

SOAP 1.2: http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope/

Binary Backward Compatibility

I saw this interesting article about a weakness in the Scala language. The weakness applies not just to Scala, but to pretty much any language: the community using the language cannot grow past a certain point until it somehow solves the problem of libraries depending on other libraries in a large (deep) tree. more…

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