[Spread-users] Initial implementation of XMLRPC over Spread

Yair Amir yairamir at cnds.jhu.edu
Fri Oct 10 08:53:38 EDT 2003

Hi G.P.,

I have a question: what property of a SAFE message do you need that
AGREED message does not give you? The reason for me asking is that for
many usages AGREED message is fine. Agreed message incurs aprx.
1/4 to 1/3 of the latency of a SAFE message.


        :) Yair.
On Friday, October 10, 2003 4:04 AM
g.p.ciceri g.p.ciceri gp.ciceri at acm.org wrote:

g.p.ciceri> Hello all,
g.p.ciceri> I've just setup a little python implementation
g.p.ciceri> (a simple server class and a client test program)
g.p.ciceri> of XMLRPC calls over a Spread (http://www.spread.org)
g.p.ciceri> communication group.

g.p.ciceri> It's rather crude; from a private msgbox you send a SAFE
g.p.ciceri> message (coded in XMLRPC syntax) to a well-known group
g.p.ciceri> acting as (server) endpoint.

g.p.ciceri>  From a server listening to this endpoint you send another
g.p.ciceri> SAFE message back to the client with the XMLRPC response.

g.p.ciceri> As method to reduce group communication noise
g.p.ciceri> there's a filter on the messagetype: I've used type 006
g.p.ciceri> to tag message for rpc processing.

g.p.ciceri> Error handling is non-existant, so is documentation.

g.p.ciceri> You'll find it at http://pyhacks.suddenthinks.com/index.html#20031010

g.p.ciceri> Any comment will be appreciated, as usual.
g.p.ciceri> Regards
g.p.ciceri> /gp

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