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From: Gerd Stolpmann <info@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] RPCs, XML, Schemas, WSDL and SOAP
Am Freitag, den 06.07.2007, 19:57 +0100 schrieb Richard Jones:
> Have you looked into using SunRPC?  ocamlnet provides an
> implementation, it can be run over SSL, it's far more lightweight than
> XML, and there's a strong chance you'll be able to interoperate with
> clients and servers written in other languages.  

It is not only a chance, it simply works. But be warned: My SunRPC
implementation is a very strong one, far better than what can be found
in libc. Unfortunately, many developers have prejudices against this
simple and robust protocol because of the weak (because old) C
implementation.

> Another option would
> be s-expressions using the Jane St. library.

And another one is JSON over HTTP. This especially interesting for web
apps because you can easily access the data from javascript.

Gerd
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