Setting up test for XML-RPC

Skip Montanaro skip at
Sat Jan 10 21:05:21 CET 2004

    >> You should be able to build a server and a client with just the
    >> standard Python distribution.

    MB> Really?  That would be awesome.  But I don't see how that
    MB> works... what do you enter for the URL?  (right now it is just
    MB> http://localhost, but obviously I would need to specify 20 different
    MB> machines for my system.  They are just bare Windows XP Pro machines
    MB> with a default installation.  They're "Windows Server" machines, I
    MB> don't think.

Doesn't matter.  Suppose you ran the server on, listening to
port 1234.  In the client you'd call ServerProxy like so:

    server = ServerProxy("")
    print server.exanples.echo("My dog has fleas")


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