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I have pretty much stopped working on nsxmlrpc because of NSSoap. NSSoap is based on TclSOAP which has XML-RPC support built in. So I can get SOAP and XML-RPC in one package.

ns_xmlrpc is ready to go as a generic AOLserver add-on. I fixed it so that it creates any procs it needs that are not already defined. It should be available as a tarball very soon.

I got the Daily Chump IRC bot running on the #openacs channel on irc.openprojects.net. It is a weblog created by logging all the URLs typed into the channel. It's written in Python so I really have no idea how it works. It creates XML files and comes with XSLT stylesheets to transform it into HTML.

Anyway the cool part is that I used the new version of ns_xml to run through all the XML files and convert them to HTML as an AOLserver scheduled proc. Check it out at h ttp://www.thedesignexperience.org/openacs/ircblog/.

Works is starting on turning ns_xmlrpc into a real live OpenACS module. When we are done OpenACS 4 modules will be able to call and provide XML-RPC services.

My main weblog is at my homepage. I use XML-RPC with OpenACS to maintain it. Right now I am working on a small part of the OpenACS 4.x port.

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