Massimiliano Mirra - bard wrote:
> Ever thought it would be nice to call objects located anywhere in the
> world, without bothering with static IPs, DNS, Apache, CGI, NAT, PAT,
> gateways, authentication, and so on?
> 
> Jabber-RPC lets you do this.  On the callee side you have:
> 
>   require "jabber/rpc"
> 
>   class TestAgent < Jabber::RPC::BasicAgent
>     def exposed_commands
>       ["alive?"]
>     end
> 
>     def alive?
>       true
>     end
>   end
> 
>   agent = TestAgent.new("bot / jabberserver.com/TestAgent", "bot")
>   agent.connect
> 
> 
> On caller, you have:
> 
>   session = Jabber::Session.bind("user@jabberserver/Ruby", "user")
>   remote_agent = Jabber::RPC::Client.new(session, "bot / jabberserver.com/TestAgent").proxy3
>   remote_agent.alive?  #=>  true
> 
> 
> And with a bit more code, remote users can talk to the object through
> an IM client, too.
> 
> Find it at: http://jabber-rpc.rubyforge.org
> 
> 
> Massimiliano
> 

Cool! Testing this has just been added to my todo list ;-)

Raph