Re: I've seen XML applied only on responses from a server...
Tuesday, March 27, 2001 02:49 PM
There is no standard that I know of. One of the many benifits of XML is that it is independant of it's transportation. It doesn't care if you use http, ftp, or xyz.
XML over HTTP is probably popular because you can leverage the backbone of the Internet. And if you need some level of security you can change to HTTPS pretty easily. There are pros and cons to all approaches. It's a question of finding one that makes sense for your application.