Well, actually, they jumped the shark two years ago March. But it’s only recently that various Titans of Industry have gotten impatient with this particular shark jump’s failure to become the new pop culture craze and decided to try accelerating the process.
This submission describes defines how to invoke a simple set of familiar verbs (Get, Post, Put, and Delete) using SOAP. An application protocol may be constructed to perform these operations over resources.
Anyone want to give odds on how long before they try to sell us SOAP running on HTTP running on SOAP?