Re: The Protocol [was: Syntax] is API Fallacy
Ingargiola, Tito wrote: >[JonathonBorden states:] >> That's exactly my point, there is no reason not to layer IDL on top of >> perfectly good protocols such as HTTP and SMTP. There is no reason not to >> use perfectly good standards such as MIME. >> >Certainly this can be done, but one has to wonder why one wants to do it. >I've played extensively with manipulating DOM structures remotely via CORBA >(see http://www.objdev.org/index.html for some details) and the bottom line >is that the granularity of the DOM is inappropriate for significant use in a >distributed system. You're better off in nearly all cases simply firing a >stream of XML at whoever needs it. You are suggesting using the DOM to model your distributed objects. This is a bad idea. You are correct in your conclusion that this is a bad use of granularity, though I've never tested this out myself because it is evident by a quick analysis of round trips. What I had suggested was to use XML to marshal objects by value (MBV) which specifically gets around the network roundtrip killer. Furthermore I am suggesting that by enabling use of web native protocols under currently available distributed object systems we can move toward a better integration of distributed objects and the web. Jonathan Borden http://jabr.ne.mediaone.net 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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