OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: XML over HTTP: SOAP and ...?

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]
  • From: "Anders W. Tell" <anderst@toolsmiths.se>
  • To: Miles Sabin <msabin@cromwellmedia.co.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2000 16:43:49 +0100

Miles Sabin wrote:

> The critical issue for any RPC mechanism whatsoever (SOAP,
> IIOP, RMI, DCOM etc.) is that, unlike local calls, remote calls
> can fail. That means there'll always be a conflict between
> transparency (making remote calls look like local calls) and
> recoverability (dealing with network failures *as* network
> failures rather than as failures at the application-level).
> FWIW I don't think anybody knows how to address this problem
> yet ... tho' some of the things that the Aspect Oriented
> Programming people are doing look promising. SOAP, to it's
> credit, doesn't seem to be pushing too hard in the transparency
> direction ... I think that's probably the right choice.

Have a look my short XIOP paper
for few ideas on the subject, of course within the Corba framework.

IMHO all object interactions should be first class considerations for any
i.e.. failures in interactions
should be separated from other types of exceptions. In other words I don't
want complete transparency.

/  Financial Toolsmiths AB  /
/  Anders W. Tell           /

This is xml-dev, the mailing list for XML developers.
To unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo@xml.org&BODY=unsubscribe%20xml-dev
List archives are available at http://xml.org/archives/xml-dev/


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS