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   Re: [xml-dev] MS thinks HTTP Needs Replacing???

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"Simon St.Laurent" wrote:
> If you compare them directly, yes.
> If you ask whether HTTP is an implementation of RPC, a protocol built on
> RPC, no.  I'm not talking about hypertext - I'm talking about the
> foundations on which the HTTP protocol is itself built.  I find those
> foundations to look suspiciously related to RPC, however loud the
> denials of their fans.

There is a difference between saying that HTTP is related to RPC and
saying that HTTP is an RPC protocol like XML-RPC or SOAP-RPC.

 Paul Prescod


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