Michel Pelletier wrote:
> Chris Withers wrote:
> >
> > andrew wrote:
> > > Have been delving into ZPublisher.Client to make remote procedure calls
> > > under Zope 2.2.1.
> >
> > Did someone slip 2.2.1 without mentioning it?!
> >
> > I thought XML-RPC was now favoured over ZClient?
> It's not really favored, both are quite useful.  xml-rpc is more for
> when you want two different system to interoperate.  ZClient is very
> zope specific and probably gives you a bit more functionality than
> xml-rpc (because it has the 'remote object' abstraction).

I don't think ZClient is really Zope specific. At least 
it's not supposed to be.  It does have a richer API, including
features like authentication and header support.

>  Also, ZClient
> is much faster i've found, probably due to the marshalling/unmarshalling
> necessary for xml-rpc.

That's interesting......Hm.  ZClient has to marshal.  I suspect that
xml-rpc wants some sort of optimization.


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