[fpc-pascal] xmlrpc unit

ik idokan at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 10:08:15 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 10:54, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>wrote:

> On Thu, 1 Jul 2010, ik wrote:
>  On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 10:33, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org
>> >wrote:
>>  In all fairness, deprecated normally means it is "marked" as deprecated
>>>> at
>>>> least for one release *before* it gets deleted.  If I was ik, I'd be
>>>> pretty
>>>> pissed off working on a project that might be released in a week or two.
>>>> Already tried and tested and passed QA, and then suddenly need to switch
>>>> to
>>>> an unfamiliar technology that has not passed our QA yet.  Just my 2c
>>>> worth.
>>> True, but given that the examples didn't compile since many, many years,
>>> I'd
>>> say that the probability that xmlrpc passed the QA in a company was very
>>> remote
>>> indeed. That was why we decided to remove it alltogether at once.
>> Actually I have a code in PHP that does XMLRPC and a new CentOS
>> installation
>> crashes PHP without any given reason (glib error on an existed code that
>> works on other servers), and I prefer to use something stable and fast
>> rather then something that is not, because I do not have a lot of time to
>> make things work properly (the life of freelancing).
>> I remembered that FPC have an XMLRPC generator that allow me to just focus
>> at the task I require, and wanted to use it, but the generator could not
>> be
>> compiled because of the missing unit.
> Where is this generator ? I should remove it too.

‎The generator does not exists anymore, the example of svrclass_xmlrpc
requires it under:

> In each case the stable branch still contains it. Copy it from there,
> and be warned: it is no longer supported.
> As for fp-web being json: There is nothing JSON specific about WST, on the
> contrary, I would say ? I am still looking into getting a more
> leight-weight
> implementation of xml-rpc in fp-web directly, as WST is sometimes a bit
> heavy for simple things.

The names are misleading then :(
WST is webdata am I correct ?

> If you experience problems compiling the lot,  let me know, I'll see what I
> can do to help. Be warned that fpweb development is strictly in trunk.

Thanks, I hope I'll be able to touch it in several weekends from now to test
and learn it properly.

> Michael.
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