Calling webservices from RR

Trevor DeVore lists at mangomultimedia.com
Fri Nov 18 20:16:22 EST 2005


On Nov 18, 2005, at 4:54 PM, Dan Shafer wrote:

> Doesn't the built-in xmlrpc stuff in Rev work quite well? Or does  
> it just need a better abstraction layer to make it more usable?

The current library needs some improvements.  The library could use:

* Support for adding an Transcript arrays to an XML-RPC request  
(STRUCTS and ARRAYS)
* Ability to create an XML-RPC request from a Transcript array.  If a  
rev developer could create an array that mimicked the request they  
wanted to make and just pass that to a function that sent the request  
off then life would be easier.
* The ability to convert a response into a Transcript array.

Ideally the library would allow the developer to interact with a web  
service without ever having to touch XML.  Just native Transcript  
data types.


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Trevor DeVore
Blue Mango Multimedia
trevor at mangomultimedia.com





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