Perl Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 5.40, by Dr. Herong Yang
Sending a Remote Method Call as a HTTP Request
This section describes how a remote method call XML message can be delivered to the remote machine as a HTTP request. Extra request head lines are used.
The second item of the XML-RPC specification is about how to send a remote method call as a HTTP request.
XML-RPC defines that a method call must be delivered to the remote host as a HTTP request with the following rules:
Here is an example of an XML-RPC request:
POST /pathName/progName HTTP/1.0 User-Agent: MyAgent/1.0.0 (Linux) Host: kermit.dot.com Content-Type: text/xml Content-length: 300 <methodCall> <methodName>somePackage.someSort</methodName> <params> ...... </params> </methodCall>
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