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RE: 2nd try: clarification for "remote procedure" facet

From: Bernhard Dorninger <bernhard.dorninger@scch.at>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2000 14:10:21 +0200
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Message-ID: <NEBBKAMLBMFJHMFKMGFIAEHDCAAA.bernhard.dorninger@scch.at>
> Here's a possible rewording:
>     The protocol explicitly supports sending requests to a remote
>     system to execute a designated function, method, or procedure
>     defined by an application using the protocol rather than functions
>     defined in or by the protocol itself.
I would agree.

> This is specifically intended not to try to distinguish messaging from
> RPC (if there is a difference), only whether functions are defined by
> the protocol or by applications using the protocol.
I agree in case of talking about Point to Point synchronous messaging.

>   Spec                 Remote procedure
>   ------------------   --------------
>   XMI                 *yes
in the sense of the reworded def? I have galloped through the XMI spec, but
i cant see that it specifies sort of RPC mechanism.

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