Re: The Revenge of the Geeks

From: Arne Vajh°j <arne_at_vajhoej.dk>
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2013 16:23:36 -0500
Message-ID: <51044961$0$285$14726298_at_news.sunsite.dk>



On 1/26/2013 3:47 PM, BGB wrote:
> On 1/26/2013 8:12 AM, Arne Vajh°j wrote:
>> On 1/26/2013 12:31 AM, BGB wrote:
>>> FWIW: I once messed briefly with XML-RPC, but never really did much with
>>> it since then, although long ago, parts of its design were scavenged and
>>> repurposed for other things (compiler ASTs).
>>
>> XML-RPC never really took off. Instead we got SOAP.
>
> I don't really like SOAP...
>
> IMHO, it seems wasteful and probably like a dedicated protocol could
> probably be more efficient in most cases.

SOAP is designed by committee.

>>>> In Java SE terms you can consider the Java EE server to be the
>>>> program and your Java EE application to be a plugin to the
>>>> server.
>>>>
>>>
>>> ok.
>>>
>>> this much makes sense at least.
>>
>> The concept is sometimes call the Hollywood
>> Principle.
>>
>
> not really familiar with this.
>
> looking it up.
>
> actually, in a general sense, this sounds like how a lot of how my stuff
> works internally.

The principle can certainly also be used in SE context.

Arne Received on Sat Jan 26 2013 - 22:23:36 CET

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