[Pipet Devel] XML-RPC

Jarl van Katwijk jarl at casema.net
Thu Jan 6 01:19:25 EST 2000

"J.W. Bizzaro" wrote:

> "A.J. Rossini" wrote:
> >
> >     JWB> From discussions we've had, it
> >     JWB> seems CORBA is superior in terms of speed and security.
> >
> > Agreed, in a sense (speed, yes; security, depends and is extremely
> > contextual, so let's not go down that route...).
> I'm not an expert on any of the models.  I am simply relying on what others
> here tell me.  Jarl has made favorable comments regarding CORBA's security
> model.  Also, regarding XML-RPC, SOAP and .NET (which, it appears, are now
> related), I have HEARD that the intention is to run them through HTTP in order
> to bypass firewalls.  These are the reasons why I said CORBA is "superior"
> (bad choice of words -- it tends to cause more flame wars).

Just a small note on 'corba & security' : I didn't say corba is secure, I said we
a security mechanism, implemented by corba. But the actual security has nothing
do with corba. Corba just gives the option to do thing right.


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