Designing socket messaging format
terabaap at yumpee.org
Tue Nov 13 05:33:16 CET 2001
Chris Tavares wrote:
> "Manoj Plakal" <terabaap at yumpee.org> wrote in message
> news:3BF07BC8.3090405 at yumpee.org...
>> Basically, we need a portable, light-weight messaging
>> protocol with a simple way of finding out how
>> to connect to an application and calling some
>> of the methods it exposes. Without having to
>> do HTTP and XML and all that stuff that comes
>> with XML-RPC and SOAP.
> This is pretty much the goal of COM on Windows systems. It's potentially
> very light weight - for simple addins, it's an inprocess function call.
> You might want to look at the Mozilla XPCOM stuff.
Thanks for reminding me, I'll take a look.
Anyone have experiences using XPCOM? ActiveState
is using it for Komodo, are there others?
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