[thelist] Web services is cheaper than a LAN

Norman Bunn norman.bunn at craftedsolutions.com
Thu Aug 12 10:55:02 CDT 2004

john at johnallsopp.co.uk wrote:

>I'm working through Teach Yourself Web Services in 24 hours, and in
>chapter two it says, as one of the advantages of web services is it's:
>"Cheaper than a LAN - it's hard to imagine any way of interconnecting
>computers that is cheaper than using the Internet. Every computer that can
>access the Internet could serve as a web service, or a web service client.
>A LAN requires you to connect all your computers with some sort of cable.
>The Internet allows you to connect via each computer's existing service
>Shall I burn the book now before my brain gets sullied with whatever's in
>chapter three, or does this sound right?

Burn now.


Norman W. Bunn
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