[thelist] Querying a legacy app

Les Lytollis leslytollis at dimensions-corporatewear.co.uk
Fri Aug 29 05:31:59 CDT 2003

So I define an XML schema of some sort - do a HTTP POST of the XML
request to a URI specified by the SOP system, which responds  to the
sending URI with a response XML? Am I on the right lines here? Is it
possible to do something similar without a web server at the SOP end?
> The suppliers of the SOP system are prepared to make some sort of 
> listener to accept message requests, but what I can't get my head 
> around is how I get the message to and from the SOP system. Do I need 
> to create some sort of server or listener on the web app that can 
> accept responses?

I'd use XML.

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