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   Re: [xml-dev] Categories of Web Service messages: data-oriented v

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Among the ways to do this is CORBA AMI (Asynchronous Messaging).  You pass
the object reference of the object that's waiting for the callback.  In some
CORBA implementations you specify the signature of the synchronous message,
and indicate as a configuration option that you also want an asynch version,
and much of the rest is done automatically by the IDL compiler.  You still
have to fill in the implementation of the callback, of course.

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Cowan" <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
To: <andrzej@chaeron.com>
Cc: "Michael Brennan" <Michael_Brennan@Allegis.com>; <costello@mitre.org>;
Sent: Monday, February 04, 2002 6:15 PM
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] Categories of Web Service messages: data-oriented v s

> Andrzej Jan Taramina scripsit:
> > True, but the tendancy (including SOAPs RPC) seems to be towards a
> > synchronous approach.  Async request/response usually takes a lot of
> > coding (beyond synchronous RPC or even Pub/Sub messaging).
> What I'd like to see is a convention whereby you can send an async
> request packaged with a "continuation" to which the reply is sent.


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