WS-* vs. Scrapheap

Apropos of yesterday's blog entries (XML: Unix Pipe or ASM? and WS-* vs. REST/POX: Revenge of Worse is Better): the always interesting Peter Coffee paints a picture of how WS-* approaches to SOA lead to success. Contrast with Brian Marick's \<a href=""" target=_blank rel="noopener noreferrer">Three Ages of Programming blog entry.