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RE: XML.COM: How I Learned to Love daBomb

On Mon, 20 Aug 2001, Michael Brennan wrote:

> I'll confess to being unfamiliar with ONC-RPC, but if it is only available
> on UNIX, that doesn't quite cut it.

Comes as standard with UNIX, is available for anything a C compiler is
available for.

> Also, if it is unable to handle
> serializing complex graphs of data in a manner that is portable across
> platforms, that also doesn't quite cut it.

It does that as well as XML.

> Although simple RPC invocations
> are a common use case for web services today, there is also much use of it
> exchanging far more complex data structures (such as in ebXML).

Not a problem :-)