Safe Local XMLRPC

Diez B. Roggisch deetsNOSPAM at web.de
Sat Mar 12 20:31:28 CET 2005


> Hmm. On inspection, pyro seems to be really heavy, what with its
> requirement of a pyro-nameserver, and using TCP as the transport. 

The nameserver is purely optional. Regarding the overhead of transport -
well, I didn't check pyro on that, but corba is 10-100 times faster over
the network than soap/xmlrpc. So while the local loopback _might_ be slower
(I'm not even sure about that) than the unix socket, marshalling data as
xml has its own cost overhead.


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Regards,

Diez B. Roggisch



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