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.


David Bear
College of Public Programs at ASU
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