pb with xmlrpclib

Doug Fort dougfort at dougfort.net
Fri Jul 6 09:57:27 EDT 2001

Alexandre Fayolle wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm using python 2.1 and the latest release of xmlrpclib from pythonware.
> If I use the default server, the following call causes  an error on the
> server:
> from xmlrpclib import *
> server = Server("http://localhost:8000")
> print server
> try:
>     print server.echo('\231')
> except Error, v:
>     print "ERROR", v
> Is this a bug in xmlrpc or in the underlying xmllib ?
> Alexandre Fayolle

The XML-RPC standard only supports ASCII text.  (I found this our from the 
new O'Reilly book 'Programming Web Services with XML-RPC'.  The book is 
pretty light weight (I skimmed it in an hour) but it has some worthwhile 

Doug Fort <dougfort at dougfort.net>

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