XML over HTTP

tertius terti at mighty.co.za
Thu Sep 16 15:31:47 CEST 2004


Thomas Guettler wrote:
> Am Thu, 16 Sep 2004 03:50:53 -0700 schrieb Tertius:
> 
> 
>>Hi,
>>
>>A client is *not* able to use XML-RPC but *can* send plain XML over HTTP. 
>>I will parse the XML myself and return appropriate response. 
>>
>>What do I need to do / use to serve the clients request?  (synchronous) 
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> You need httplib to send a http-request to the server.
> 
> On the server you need some http-server. You could use
> CGIHTTPServer of the standard library. 
> 
> You need a cgi-script which parses the request with e.g. 
> the library xml.sax. This script returns a string
> which will be send to the client.
> 
> You should be able to solve by only using modules
> from the standard library.
> 
> Happy Programming,
> 
>  Thomas
> 

Thanks



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