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  • From: Miles Sabin <msabin@cromwellmedia.co.uk>
  • To: xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: Wed, 8 Mar 2000 17:07:56 -0000

Jim Ancona wrote,
> The definitive paper on this problem is "A Note on 
> Distributed Computing" by Jim Waldo, Geoff Wyant, Ann 
> Wollrath, and Sam Kendall. It's well worth reading for anyone 
> working on distributed systems. 


In fact I suspect that the content of my post could probably be
traced back to that paper fairly directly.

> Some of the authors are the designers of RMI, so RMI at least 
> tries to deal with these issues.

Indeed. I hope I didn't suggest otherwise.

Funnily enough one of the commonest complaints I've heard from 
people using RMI is along the lines of: "But why do all the 
methods have to throw RemoteException? Why can't a remote 
object appear just like a local one?". 



Miles Sabin                       Cromwell Media
Internet Systems Architect        5/6 Glenthorne Mews
+44 (0)20 8817 4030               London, W6 0LJ, England
msabin@cromwellmedia.com          http://www.cromwellmedia.com/

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