XML Transport Mechanism

LUCIO PICOLLI lucio.piccoli at one2one.co.uk
Thu Jun 10 10:50:20 BST 1999

> >
> >     The XML data is placed into the body of the MIME
> message which is an
> > HTTP request and/or response. This allows XML to be
> transmitted by SMTP as
> > well. You can use a standard Content-Type: "text/xml" or
> "application/xml
> to
> > indicate that the body is in XML format.
> I gather that what you are proposing is that the Java program listen
> directly for the HTTP requests? Could this piggyback onto a web server
> somehow?

The easiest way i have found is to use a servlet. Creating a XML   
processing servlet is easy to implement as all the HTTP protocol is   
handled by the servlet engine. Of cause this is a Java only solution;-)


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