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Re: Integrating XP Into Web Infrastructure

From: Ken MacLeod <ken@bitsko.slc.ut.us>
Date: 09 Jan 2001 08:51:13 -0600
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"Fredrik Lundh" <fredrik@pythonware.com> writes:

> > To make an XML Server request through SOAP or similar mechanisms
> > I have to create an XML DOM, populate it, send it through a dedicated pipe
> > function, while sending an HTTP request with query string parameters can be
> > done through a generic POST or QS method call.
> footnote: depends on the interface, of course.  here's a
> complete XML-RPC request in Python:
>     import xmlrpclib
>     betty = xmlrpclib.Server("http://betty.userland.com")
>     print betty.examples.getStateName(41) 
> to make a SOAP request, just replace "xmlrpc" with "soap".

> doing the same thing via HTTP requires far more work,
> even in Python...

footnote #2: depends on the interface, of course.  here's a possible
URI-Space request in Python:

    import urispace
    channel = urispace.get("http://monkeyfist.com/rss1.php3")
    print channel.title

> (I'm pretty sure it can be made as easy in any modern language
> with decent reflection support)

Natch  ;-)

  -- Ken
Received on Tuesday, 9 January 2001 09:51:24 GMT

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