InterNet News: "There's little argument that XML Web services are the future of
computing, which explains why Microsoft is promoting .Net - its
XML Web services platform - as heavily as it is.
However, .Net is not the
only player to offer a
platform for Web services.
Sun Microsystems will give
Microsoft a battle in the
arena. Support for Web
services is a key
component of the next
version of the Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition (J2EE), a set
of standards for developing enterprise applications using Sun's