Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.
Re: Palmtop to XML-RPC
Author: Dave Winer Posted: 1/5/1999; 11:47:51 AM Topic: Scripting News for PalmPilot users Msg #: 1844 (In response to 1842) Prev/Next: 1843 / 1845
The question of what tools people want to connect up to is for others to decide. I am not currently a palmtop user. But if I were, I'd want to just be able to jot down ideas and click on a button to get them into the flow of my CMS.
Re XML-RPC, as spec'd, the transport is HTTP, so yes, it is TCP-based. Basically, you open a stream, and put out a standard HTTP header and then a payload in XML format. The procedure call would take a set of parameters the include a username, password, subject, and the body of the message. We'd store it in the discussion group database, where other elements of the CMS can get at it.
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