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From "Hubert, Eric" <>
Subject RE: Creating HessianFaults using FaultMediator/HessianMessageFormatter
Date Sun, 15 Mar 2009 21:08:54 GMT
> >> 1. Message formatters should be protocol independent (even if they
> >> have access to the full MessageContext).
> >
> > This is currently not the case. Whereas the rest of Synapse is totally
> > unaware of any Hessian specifics, the Hessian Builder/Formatter pair is
> > actually the protocol dependent implementation. It is only used for
> > Hessian Messages and has to be configured (activated) in axis2.xml for
> > the specific content type.
> My statement was not precise enough. What I wanted to say is that
> message formatters should be _transport_ protocol independent. On the
> other hand, as you point out, they implement a specific _application_
> protocol. BTW, is Hessian used on other transport protocols, such as
> JMS?
Ah, sorry that I didn't get your point at first. This makes sense. I haven't seen some other
transport protocol than http for Hessian so far as it is RPC oriented, but it should be possible
to use other transports. 

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