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:
>>> 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
>> 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.
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