Best method for inter process communications

Hendrik van Rooyen mail at
Tue Jul 17 08:08:45 CEST 2007

"Steve Holden" <steve at> wrote:

> Given the radically inefficient representations that XML typically 
> requires, however, I think that worrying about localhost socket overhead 
> is unnecessary: if your application was *that* critical you wouldn't be 
> using XML in the first place.

I heard a rumour once that a "hello world" string takes something like
10k bytes in XMLRPC - have never bothered to find out if its BS...

- Hendrik

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