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Subject: Re: [boost] RemoteCall framework for RPC
From: Alex Marmer (amarmer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-19 04:21:51

> But, isn't this what you'd use an RPC framework for? So a user won't have to mess with the networking code?

For, instance XML-RPC. From "XML-RPC" also refers generically to the use of XML for remote procedure call, independently of the specific protocol".  

     On Monday, May 18, 2015 8:30 AM, Andreas Schäfer <gentryx_at_[hidden]> wrote:


On 07:32 Sun 17 May    , Alex Marmer wrote:
> Programmer needs to implement serialization for custom data (as it is shown for struct ABC in )Then advantage of the framework: C++ remote programming model is the same as local.

I think there already are plenty of RPC frameworks which also carry
this functionality. HPX[1] comes to mind (though it has to be noted
that HPX does much more than just RPCs).

> It can be any transport which synchronously sends and receives data,

>From a user perspective, I have to say that a "synchronous-only" makes
much sense for our applications.

> it is not implemented by framework.

But, isn't this what you'd use an RPC framework for? So a user won't
have to mess with the networking code?



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