[Zope-dev] Re: Exposing COM via XML-RPC or Something Else

Michel Pelletier michel at digicool.com
Tue Nov 30 23:15:30 CET 1999


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thomas Heller [mailto:thomas.heller at ion-tof.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, November 30, 1999 2:52 PM
> To: Brian Lloyd; 'Edward Muller'; python-list at python.org
> Cc: zope-dev at zope.org
> Subject: [Zope-dev] Re: Exposing COM via XML-RPC or Something Else
> 
> 
> > You might want to take a look at MS' SOAP (Simple Object Access 
> > Protocol) spec - it's not fully baked yet, but it basically takes
> > xml-rpc several steps further, allowing you to communicate with 
> > SOAP-enabled objects (COM or otherwise) using XML over HTTP. We in 
> > Zope-land are keeping a close eye on this, as publishing objects 
> > via HTTP is the core idea of Zope already.
> 
> Zope and SOAP sounds very similar.
> Is this by accident?

Yup

-Michel




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