re: JAX-RPC and Apache Axis

From: Eduardo Pelegri-Llopart <Eduardo.Pelegrillopart_at_Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 11:46:45 -0800

XML-RPC is not SOAP based; see

        - eduard/o


Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 12:29:42 +0000
From: Mete Kural <>
Subject: JAX-RPC and Apache Axis

Thanks for the advice Shawn.

Would you happen to know if that Apache XML-RPC library also supports SOAP?


---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Shawn Evans <>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 14:38:32 -0500

> If you are looking for a light weight Java XML-RPC server/ client
>library take a look at Apache XML-RPC (
> ). It is 106K, and can be made
>smaller if you strip it down. On the server side, you can either embed
>the XML-RPC library into an existing server framework, or use the
>built-in special purpose HTTP server. I have used it before and have
>found it quite easy to use.
> I have used it with java applications, applets (nice and light),
>servlets... even have a few php pages that call the server we have
>running (both with tomcat and a stand-alone server we use with the built
>in HTTP server). There is still a little overhead with the weight of
>the XML and the parsing of the messages, but sure beats loading an
>Oracle JDBC driver.
>Shawn Evans
>Mete Kural wrote:
>>Hello Doug,
>>Is there any update on when Sun will provide a version of JAX-RPC
libraries that is practical for use in in Java applets? The size of the
current libraries is more than 1MB which is too large for applets.
Someone from Sun earlier mentioned on this email list that Sun is
currently working on this issue.

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