MTOM and Python
mjg at cacr.caltech.edu
Thu Aug 23 17:57:08 PDT 2007
An alternative might be to use Axis2/C which I believe supports MTOM and
put a Python wrapper around it. Otherwise the only real support for MTOM
is currently in Java and C#.
Dave Morris wrote:
> Unfortunately, yes.
> This is one of the reasons why we made the specification
> protocol-agnostic, and allowed support for multiple protocols.
> DIME was the early standard for transferring data as SOAP attachments,
> which has now been replaced by MTOM.
> However, at the moment there are only a few language libraries that
> support MTOM.
> With an Axis2 service, you could support both, use DIME in the client
> for now, and then replace the client with an MTOM one when the Python
> libraries become available. The service could 'offer' both options,
> and the client picks whichever it can understand.
> Hope this helps,
> Olivier Ricou wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I seen in the archives that you suggest to use MTOM for attachments.
>> Since I use Axis2 that is fine, however I would like to make a
>> client in Python but I cannot find any toolkit including MTOM for
>> Python. Does it mean I have to wait that someone makes it or is
>> there another solution ?
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