Massimiliano Mirra wrote:
> A while ago I wrote about a framework I had in mind for accessing
> distributed objects in a language independent way, using tuples spaces
> and xml marshalling.
> 
> I looked into XML-RPC for the same purpose, but it appeared that the
> procedure call was being made the HTTP/1.0 way, i.e. one connection
> for each call.

You should be able to use connection alive. Is that what you want?
But anyhow, HTTP stays a stateless protocol.

> Since what started the whole thing was the idea of writing remote GUIs
> in arbitrary languages, and since GUIs need prompt feedback, the need
> to establish a new one for each call was definitely overkill, so I
> discarded XML-RPC.
> 
> (As Horacio pointed out, HTTP/1.1 supports persistent connections and
> indeed takes them for granted where not differently specified.  Anyone
> knows whether this is available in XML-RPC too?)

see above

Regards,

  Michael

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