[cgl_discussion] Using XML-RPC for Remote Access to openHpi L
sean at dague.net
Tue May 6 12:43:24 PDT 2003
On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 12:22:59PM -0700, Cress, Andrew R wrote:
> I had been thinking that the HPI interface was primarily intended for local
> where the element manager (or some HPI-compliant stub) would reside locally
> and the remote communication would be handled above the HPI interface, not
> within the HPI library implementation as seems to be implied here. If it
> remains above the line, there is a lot more flexibility of LAN/WAN
> communication paths.
HPI is definitely intended to be remotable from my reading of the
specification. Reference Section 3.6 and 3.7 of the HPI spec for more
information on this.
If a consumer of HPI decided to use HPI only in a local context, and do
remoting above that line, that would be valid policy for that user.
However, in general, there exists a need to have remotability of HPI
Sean Dague Mid-Hudson Valley
sean at dague dot net Linux Users Group
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