[XML-SIG] WSDL library ?
Wed, 13 Feb 2002 07:56:37 -0800
Daniel Veillard wrote:
> Fits the 80%/20% rule perfectly.
Even so, XML-RPC really is a hack. It doesn't support Unicode, has a
silly definition of float, is needlessly bloated (to the point of
obfuscation) , has no way of inlining XML elements etc. You could have
something just as easy to use that wasn't a hack. e.g.
Here's one I prefer:
> ... Less than 5 pages and easy to implement
> reliably. For the people in that 80% pool it's simply the best solution.
> The only problem is being able to cache calls without side-effects, but
> it's a scaling issue, and that minimal addition could probably be
> standardized on top the core (like HTTP/1.1 vs HTTP/1.0 initial goal).
If you want to scale I'd say you shouldn't use RPC...that's another
emerging concensus... Here's my contribution to it: