Re: [xml] Creating a markup language
- From: Bob Rossi <bob brasko net>
- To: Nikolay Melekhin <nikolay_melehin mtu-net ru>
- Cc: xml gnome org
- Subject: Re: [xml] Creating a markup language
- Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 11:28:31 -0400
On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 07:20:04PM +0400, Nikolay Melekhin wrote:
Bob Rossi wrote:
This is the best place I could think of for asking this question. I hope
someone is capable of providing me with an answer or maybe pointing me
in the correct direction.
I am creating a protocol between two GPL'd applications. Basically,
process A sends a command to process B. Which then responds with the
reply. I want to make process B respond in XML. This way, process A
doesn't really have to worry to much about parsing.
Basically, my question is, should I create a Markup Language for B that
it will always reply to A with? Or, should I create one Markup Language
for each command possible that B responds to A with? How can you
compare/contrast these two models?
If there were ten possible commands A could run through B, then the first
would have 1 large ML, while the second case would have 10 small ML's.
I don't know which is better?, how they scale?, or what path I should go
down. I can say that the output of B to A is generally small.
Thanks for any help or advice,
You can try use XML-RPC protocol
Thanks, unfortunately, the 2 process's described are really low level.
Apparently, the only way they can communicate is through a pipe. So, I am
stuck to that environment.
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