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Re: [dist-obj] Have fun: "The End of Protocols"
Neville Burnell wrote:
> > The point the article makes is that once you have RMI, you have all
> > you need for application protocols between client and server. Thanks
> > to the magic of mobile code, the client doesn't need to have the wire
> > protocol hard-coded anymore.
> This reminds me of something I read on the SoftWired site about iBus
> some time ago - that the various protocol handling classes could be
> changed dynamically at runtime at one end and the iBus "core" would pass
> the new protocol code down the wire to the other end which would
> dynamically reconfigure, load the new protocol handling classes and
> bingo - new protocol on the wire!
> Neville Burnell
> Business Manager Software
The original design and implementation of this work (component-based
automagic protocol extension and more) is part of Dan Zimmerman's MS
work - UberNet. <http://www.infospheres.caltech.edu/releases/index.html>
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