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- From: "Carl Schei" <email@example.com>
- To: "Jonathan Borden" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Wed, 9 Jun 1999 11:15:29 -0500
Thanks for the info.
> >> 2/
> >> Over HTTP. An application will generate an XML stream that will be
> >> via HTTP to a listening application. How exactly would this work -
> >> specifically in Java? Is there a standard way of opening up an HTTP
> >> connection and piping down the XML? Unfortunately I am not familiar
> >> java.net.* classes.
> The XML data is placed into the body of the MIME message which is an
> HTTP request and/or response. This allows XML to be transmitted by SMTP as
> well. You can use a standard Content-Type: "text/xml" or "application/xml
> indicate that the body is in XML format.
I gather that what you are proposing is that the Java program listen
directly for the HTTP requests? Could this piggyback onto a web server
Another proposal I found was using XML-RPC (http://www.xml-rpc.com). In the
POST method inside your HTML you can execute an RPC and use as the transport
mechanism XML, both as the request and the reply. I haven't figured out how
your Java program would register itself with the Web Server, to expose the
RPC calls that it is expecting. This would require a bit more research, on
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