SOAPpy and callback

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Fri Oct 13 17:55:21 CEST 2006


Paul McGuire schrieb:
> "Diez B. Roggisch" <deets at nospam.web.de> wrote in message 
> news:4p94a0Fhr1amU1 at uni-berlin.de...
>> fabien.benard at gmail.com schrieb:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> I'm trying to find how to use a callback in a SOAP client using SOAPpy.
>>> Does SOAPpy have to manage it, or does Python include some API to do
>>> it?
>> I've never seen any callback mentioned in SOAP. Are you sure this is 
>> possible with any SOAP implementation, at least standard-wise?
> This is most definitely possible, in fact it is the basis for a new 
> asynchronous data collection standard for semiconductor equipment, Interface 
> A (replacing the ancient SECS/GEM interface, originally designed to work 
> over RS-232).  However, it is a major pain to implement.


I don't call 'you can do that on your own' as standard-wise.

Certainly you can run two servers, make sure they are mutually 
reachable, and client and server share the same process space.

But that is not a callback - it is, as you say, a PITA. And a massive 
lack in the SOAP standard.

Regards,

Diez



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