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Re: Proxylet Downloading and metadata

2001-03-05 22:13:48

Thus, my proposal is that "X-let" be taken to mean "a small portable program
written to the X API".

What happens when a server, a proxy, and a call-out server all
implement the same API (just think of CGI)? What would you call the
piece of code that can run without modifications on all three

When it runs on the server, it's a servlet. When it runs on the proxy,
it's a proxylet, etc. But what would we call the actual code,
independent from where it will be executed? A suggetion was "service