Discussing Gmail, and an emerging paradigm that doesn't seem to have a name...
"When a client connects, it effectively downloads an implementation of that model. Once in situ, further conversations between client and server can go up a notch - expressed in terms of domain specific concepts 'render the inbox will you? There's a good chap' rather than 'At X,Y render a blue box...'.
In my opinion, there is more power in that one idea than in the whole minatory miasma of WS-GetAGrip. [webservices]