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RE: A lively day in XML-RPC-land

From: Stefano Pogliani <stefano.pogliani@wanadoo.fr>
Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2000 20:24:33 +0100
To: "'Box, Don'" <dbox@develop.com>, "'Dave Winer'" <dave@userland.com>, <SOAP@discuss.develop.com>, "'Xml-Rpc@Egroups.Com'" <xml-rpc@egroups.com>
Cc: "'Tim O'Reilly (E-mail)'" <tim@oreilly.com>, <timbl@w3.org>, <tbray@textuality.com>, <ken@bitsko.slc.ut.us>, <Daniel.Veillard@w3.org>, <connolly@w3.org>, <eric@w3.org>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>, "'Henrik Frystyk Nielsen (E-mail)'" <henrikn@microsoft.com>, "'Steve Vinoski (E-mail)'" <vinoski@iona.com>
Message-ID: <000801bf860f$483e3110$c43aa8c0@forte.com>
RE: A lively day in XML-RPC-landDon,

    could you please share this ? Thanks a lot in advance!

Best regards

/Stefano
  -----Original Message-----
  From: xml-dist-app-request@w3.org [mailto:xml-dist-app-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Box, Don
  Sent: Saturday, March 04, 2000 5:09 PM
  To: 'Dave Winer'; Box, Don; SOAP@discuss.develop.com; Xml-Rpc@Egroups.Com
  Cc: Tim O'Reilly (E-mail); timbl@w3.org; tbray@textuality.com; ken@bitsko.slc.ut.us; Daniel.Veillard@w3.org; connolly@w3.org; eric@w3.org; xml-dist-app@w3.org; Henrik Frystyk Nielsen (E-mail); Steve Vinoski (E-mail)
  Subject: RE: A lively day in XML-RPC-land


  For what it's worth, I now have an XSLT that takes an arbitrary XML-RPC request and "soap-ifies" it. It took me about 2 hours and it applies to ANY XML-RPC message. Support for response + fault should be easy.

  DB 
  http://www.develop.com/dbox 



  > -----Original Message----- 
  > From: Dave Winer [mailto:dave@userland.com] 
  > Sent: Saturday, March 04, 2000 7:39 AM 
  > To: Box, Don; SOAP@discuss.develop.com; Xml-Rpc@Egroups.Com 
  > Cc: Tim O'Reilly (E-mail); timbl@w3.org; tbray@textuality.com; 
  > ken@bitsko.slc.ut.us; Daniel.Veillard@w3.org; connolly@w3.org; 
  > eric@w3.org; xml-dist-app@w3.org; Henrik Frystyk Nielsen 
  > (E-mail); Steve 
  > Vinoski (E-mail) 
  > Subject: A lively day in XML-RPC-land 
  > 
  > 
  > Good morning! 
  > 
  > Yesterday was a lively and interesting day in the world of XML-RPC. 
  > 
  > A coming together that's going to make a lot of good things 
  > happen, imho. 
  > 
  > On the SOAP mail list I asked why SOAP and its decendants can't be 
  > compatible with XML-RPC. 
  > 
  > Don Box said: "FWIW, it is totally possible to transform 
  > XML-RPC requests 
  > into SOAP requests at the wire-level. However, there are 
  > constructs in SOAP 
  > that have no natural mapping in XML-RPC. That stated, I would 
  > welcome Dave 
  > and other XML-RPC people to help draft the canonical mapping 
  > of XML-RPC into 
  > whatever we call this thing we converge on. Once we have that, getting 
  > interop should be no problem. Inclusion, not exclusion, is 
  > the order of the 
  > day." 
  > 
  > Bravo! I think this will please everyone who's interested in 
  > distributed 
  > computing based on XML and HTTP. Everyone gets what they 
  > want. Some time to 
  > soup up SOAP, and we can go forward building apps using 
  > XML-RPC, knowing 
  > that when the next-level SOAP is ready, our apps will be compatible. 
  > 
  > I've also made contact with a few other W3C and IETF 
  > participants, hope to 
  > have some announcements soon. UserLand may run a press 
  > release asking for 
  > industry support for XML-RPC. We have an immediate opportunity for 
  > developers of Web content management software, and for developers of 
  > writing, design and graphics tools. 
  > 
  > Also, I promised to put together a page of links of 
  > background information 
  > on what we're doing at UserLand to build out the Two-Way-Web. 
  > Here's the 
  > link. 
  > 
  > http://dave.editthispage.com/linksForW3CIETF 
  > 
  > Thanks to everyone for the positive spirits! I'm very excited 
  > about what our 
  > industry is doing. 
  > 
  > Dave Winer 
  > UserLand, USA 
  > 
Received on Saturday, 4 March 2000 14:37:56 GMT

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