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[REBOL] Re: Google + SOAP

From: dockimbel:free at: 27-Apr-2002 19:16

Hi Graham, Graham Chiu wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Apr 2002 13:43:20 +0200 > Nenad Rakocevic <[dockimbel--free--fr]> wrote: > > google: read soap:// > >
> This could assume that http is the default transport > mechanism, and we could supply a refinement for alternatives > > eg google/goGetCachedPage/smtp [ .. ]
I would rather make it that way : service: open soap:// insert service [use SMTP] then : service/locals/goGetCachedPage [...] .. or maybe : insert service [get all] google: copy service google/goGetCachedPage [...] ..
> and one of the reasons I prefer 'to-soap is that 'read is a > native, and already overloaded. And if we use a mezzanine > function, we can proceed regardless of what RT do, whereas > 'read requires assistance from RT.
Not totally true. 'Read is just a shortcut for open/insert/close. So, it can be supported when writing a scheme handler (see my work on MySQL). 'Read is fully polymorphic by definition.
> But, if you really want to use 'read > > google: to-soap read soap://
^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^ IMHO, this two additions shoud be useless. Regards, -DocKimbel.