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   Re: [xml-dev] XML "tuple spaces" alpha technology demonstrated

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On Wednesday 26 December 2001 08:15 pm, Champion, Mike wrote:
> Definitely, because they're both based on David Gelertner's original idea
> of "tuple spaces".

Your should read the book "Mirror Worlds" and visit the company 
(www.mirrorworlds.com or www.scopeware.com).  You can also visit the Linda 
web site http://www.cs.yale.edu/Linda/linda.html

> Ruple and other "XML spaces" systems
> exchange small XML documents, providing application independence, platform
> independence, and vendor neutrality  while leveraging HTTP/SMTP/FTP/etc as
> well as XPath, SOAP and other XML techologies.

Seems to me that "Ruple" is pretty trivial to implement given a reasonable 
underlying database. I'm not sure what the real value is though... how do you 
imagine such spaces being used? Perhaps for service lookup in web service 


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