Applications Messaging Standard (was Re: )
pharriso at eso.org
Tue Feb 6 08:55:29 PST 2007
On 06.02.2007, at 17:41, Alasdair Allan wrote:
> Noel Winstanley wrote:
>> I don't think soap is the right tool for the job in this case. I'd
>> like to draw the group's attention to JSON... as an increasingly
>> popular alternative to XML-RPC, which is no more heavyweight, and
>> is maybe a transport / representation that should also be considered.
> JSON has mind share and is viewed as being "sexier" than XML-RPC
> for some reason. I think it's a strong candidate. Certainly we
> should just pick one of these data representations, preferably a
> fairly widespread language neutral one, and shouldn't under any
> circumstances roll our own. I don't think we'd want to go as far as
> YAML though, I can't see the need?
I have to say this is another case of web 2.0 hype...
but as every Perl programmer from the earliest CGI days knows that is
a security nightmare http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
Json#Security_issues so you need to use a JSON parser - so what is
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