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   Re: [xml-dev] REST as RPC done right

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--- "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-02-28 at 15:35, Paul Prescod wrote:
> > > HTTP is an RPC application built on TCP/IP.  
> > 
> > If you want to say that HTTP is an RPC *application* then that's very
> > different than saying that HTTP is an RPC protocol. It's as different as
> > RSS's relationship to XML. They are totally different levels.
> Looking from the bottom of the stack up, they don't look very
> different.  

So, I write a LISP interpreter in Java. I run it and type in:

                  (PRINT (LIST 'HELLO 'WORLD)))

Did I just write a Java program?

"From the bottom of the stack up", maybe the JVM can't tell the difference, but
I think you and I can.


Jim Ancona
jim@anconafamily.com                     jancona@xevo.com

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