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Re: Asynchronous callbacks + www-ws

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2002 16:17:40 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200201252117.QAA03207@markbaker.ca>
To: sgollery@cadrc.calpoly.edu (Steven Gollery)
Cc: www-ws@w3.org
> Mark,
> I'm probably missing something here: the technique being discussed in the
> message you refer to seems to me to be applicable if one resource (reachable
> through a URL) is subscribing to messages from another resource (also
> reachable through a URL). Is this correct?

Yes, that's right.

> What if the subscriber is an
> application -- is there some way to make this technique work in that case?

Sure, no problem.  Just have the app publish a URI through CGI or a servlet
or whatever.  Think of it as a mailbox to which event notifications can be
POSTed, not dissimilar from a URI used for HTML form submission.

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com
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