XML-RPC and http
Tue, 31 Jul 2001 14:54:46 -0400 (EDT)
In case Aaron doesn't get to this, here's my 2c.
> This is where I got with Mark as well in private mail, at which point
> I wonder what your objection to XML-RPC is again? (Mark's is that he
> hates RPC in any form.)
At least I got that message across. 8-)
> If it is acceptable to use POST whether or not there is a side effect,
> than it seems to me XML-RPC is perfectly well within the context of
> http methods, nu?
Because if you know a priori whether or not there is a side effect,
you can do lots of good stuff with that knowledge;
- firewalls can implement a security policy
- caches can cache
.. and other proxy stuff