Sockets and messaging services

Skip Montanaro skip at
Wed Nov 14 10:15:27 CET 2001

    >> IMHO the SMTP and POP protocols provide the same benefit (and there
    >> are Python modules for those protocols).

    shriek> Using a mailserver as a messaging platform for middleware ?

It's not all that far-fetched.  I know some people have experimented with
XML-RPC over SMTP (which is no longer XML-RPC, but that's a nit).

Skip Montanaro (skip at

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