Can XML-RPC performance be improved?

gregarican greg.kujawa at
Tue Mar 21 19:46:28 CET 2006

Skip wrote:

> I don't know about the OP, but in my case it was a drop-dead simple
> cross-language RPC protocol.

Exactly. RPC implementations. Typically these are a quick "do this with
this" sent from the client, with a brief "okay, I did that, here's the
result" back from the server. Shovelling huge amounts of data using any
XML encapsulation leads to a certain code smell at the very least.

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