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Re: Review of XML-RPC interface for Manilla

From: Mark Baker <mark.baker@Canada.Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 11:01:03 -0500
Message-ID: <38DB913F.1BEE921E@canada.sun.com>
To: Justin Chapweske <justin@cyrus.net>
CC: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Hi Justin,

Justin Chapweske wrote:
> > 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?

I don't follow.  There's many orders of magnitude more developers
who use HTTP than there are who use Manila.  Why would it be

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