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Re: Review of XML-RPC interface for Manilla

From: Bill la Forge <b.laforge@jxml.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2000 17:53:21 -0500
Message-ID: <001c01bf951a$96d20da0$c8a8a8c0@jxml.com>
To: "Justin Chapweske" <justin@cyrus.net>, <mark.baker@Canada.Sun.COM>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
From my perspective, the critical thing is in allowing a programmer
to use standard interfaces. For XML-over-HTTP, the big thing for
me is in being able to use servlets. 

So, could it be pushed down to HTTP and still function as a post?
Would it still be servlet compatible? 

Bill

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Justin Chapweske <justin@cyrus.net>
To: <mark.baker@Canada.Sun.COM>; <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2000 5:16 PM
Subject: Re: Review of XML-RPC interface for Manilla


> > I must say Dave, that after having a good look through this, it's
> > much more well suited to HTTP (and maybe WebDAV) than I initially
> > expected.  Your methods are all document or metadocument centric
> > (a Good Thing).  I'm even more perplexed now why you didn't start
> > with HTTP.
> 
> One could also write Java bytecode by hand, but I'm sure not going
> to...Now I don't disagree that Dave could have pushed his stuff down to
> HTTP and have it work exactly the same.  But to the end programmers it
> would look like an entirely different and confusing beast.  Perhaps you
> have a suggestion for how to bring this down to the HTTP level but still
> have it be digestable by the end programmer?
> 
> -- 
> Justin Chapweske - Noodler, Cyrus Intersoft
> http://www.cyrusintersoft.com/
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 23 March 2000 17:48:36 GMT

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