In a ZeroC newsletter, Michi Henning writes:
The lack of object-oriented features in WSDL is a serious limitation. In effect, web services revert back to the procedural and data-centric programming style of the seventies. Claiming such a retrograde step as an advantage seems self-serving in the extreme.
Together with Steve Vinoski and Doug Schmidt, Michi is one of my heros from my CORBA days. Strange to see him so utterly miss the point …
[via Steve Maine]