[Standards] Feedback on I/O Object Forms

Ryan ryan at evine.ca
Fri Mar 16 21:24:22 UTC 2007

On Friday 16 March 2007 03:35, Julian Kölle wrote:
> > So, the overaly purpose of the XEP is to build a framework for a SOA
> > style Service. I'm not quite sure how this differs from XML-RPC over
> > XMPP, or even SOAP over XMPP, but that's the case. I think it's primary
> > difference is the desire for an async result due to a long running
> > process.
> Exactly. In addition to that XML-RPC is very limited in what data types it
> supports (the reason why SOAP was invented).

So ah, why not use SOAP over XMPP? You can use whatever data-encoding system 
you like (ie XML-schema), and I've yet to see anything that prevents async 
SOAP messages. 


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