Tim Ewald responds to Don's question about the validity of the the four tenets. Don asked for input...
This quote really struck home:
And finally, I'm not sure I want to build on a layer designed to factor HTTP in on top of a layer that was designed to factor it out.
Considering that I am using the library that Tim is referring to (System.Servicemodel.Web) I certainly can understand his reluctance. Tim's description of what he needs to build a distribution application is bang on. Now if only someone would go away and write it. By next week would be fine!