Re: The Protocol [was: Syntax] is API Fallacy
At 02:58 PM 5/5/99 -0400, Jonathan Borden wrote: > > This is my suggestion (feel free to propose another): Distributed >systems can communicate via HTTP and SMTP using XML documents as the >contents of their MIME messages and function in the same fashion as >distributed systems which employ IIOP or DCE-RPC. Some important parts of the GO Network portal backend use this approach. It has pluses and minuses, but it is clearly good enough for 24/7 online systems. If anyone wants to dig into models for concurrency, I recommend this paper: Hugh C. Lauer, Roger M. Needham: On the Duality of Operating System Structures. Operating Systems Review 13(2): 3-19 (1979) It arose out of hallway arguments over message-passing versus monitor programming styles. They prove the two equivalent, then go on to describe the flavor of each style. Very useful perspective. wunder -- Walter R. Underwood wunder@i... wunder@b... (home) http://software.infoseek.com/cce/ (my product) http://www.best.com/~wunder/ 1-408-543-6946 xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev@i... Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/ and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1 To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; (un)subscribe xml-dev To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo@i... the following message; subscribe xml-dev-digest List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa@i...)
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