On 8/22/08, Andreas Jung <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > --On 22. August 2008 09:33:21 -0700 David Bear <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > It seems to me that it could be usefull to have a zope method for passing >> python pickles to external processes through a unix domain socket. My >> thinking was to use this as a means to abstract a data base connection. >> Yes, I know there are zsql methods, sqlalchemy and other products to do >> this. But my thought was to have a generilzed method for just passing a >> pickle to an external process that could do anything with it. Perhaps it >> could pass a pickle to a queue that would handle the pickle if the site >> need >> some high volume handling of data. >> >> > Ever heard of XMLRPC? Sorry, your idea sounds like a bit like > broken-by-design or like I-have-never-heard--anything-of-higher-protocols.
You are correct, there are higher level protocols. However, since I was only thinking of using python processes, I thought I could simplify the whole design by just passing pickles. No need to parse an xml object, use fast cpickle module. -aj > -- David Bear College of Public Programs at ASU 602-464-0424
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