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RPC and its Offspring: Convenient, Yet Fundamentally Flawed

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Steve Vinoski is a member of technical staff at Verivue, a startup in Westford, MA, USA. He was previously chief architect and Fellow at IONA Technologies (now part of Progress Software) for a decade, and prior to that held various software and hardware engineering positions at Hewlett-Packard, Apollo Computer, and Texas Instruments.

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Dec 19, 2009

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  • Not valuable presentation from a guy that recommended CORBA

    by Pedro Gonzalez /

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    This is not a valuable presentation.
    Steve Vinoski explains the history of RPC in his own eyes.
    You should not care much about someone that recommended CORBA.

  • Re: Not valuable presentation from a guy that recommended CORBA

    by Luis Espinal /

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    This is not a valuable presentation.
    Steve Vinoski explains the history of RPC in his own eyes.
    You should not care much about someone that recommended CORBA.


    Ad hominem. The guy indeed admits that it was a bad idea and explains why. Shouldn't that have technical merit? Or should go juvenile and firmly say "hahaha, you made a mistake, from now one and for all of eternity you will never be able to say anything of value because I say so"?

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