As seen in a comment on Sam Ruby's blog...
There’s still plenty of life and value in SOAP and SOA:-D
Agreed! See, for instance, OASIS forms six committees to simplify SOA. You just don’t see that kind of forward-thinking committee-making from the REST advocates.
Maybe these six committees can come up with "A Busy Developer's Guide to At Least One Permutation of the WS-I that All Vendors Can Nearly Agree Upon, Given Three More Revs of Their Software".