[e-lang] [RFP] cross-language object serialization (E <--->
rwithers12 at attbi.com
Tue Jan 21 06:56:49 UTC 2003
On Tuesday, January 21, 2003, at 01:52 AM, Robert Withers wrote:
> So for now, here is my recommendation for the CapTP negotiation
> protocol. It should *not* be Doc-XML-text, but rather a mimic of the
> way ReplyInfo, Go and GoToo work. let us call them
> EncodingsOffered(code=1), EncodingSelected(code=2),
> EncodingConfirmed(code=3). They should use Utf encoding for strings.
> We come up with a basic set of serialization names:
> 'JavaSerialized', 'SqueakSerialized', 'WosSerialized-XML',
> 'WosSerialized-Binary'. We should also be able to pass properties
> during the Selected and Confirmed queries just in case we need them
> for one of the encodings. This will allow us to evolve.
oops, I think that I do want this negotiation in VatTP. In CapTP,
neither side knows who the incoming connection was, do they?
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