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What's diff between XML-RPC and Webservice??  RSS feed

 
Terry li
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And when to use it?? thanks!
 
Lasse Koskela
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XML-RPC is a more light-weight protocol for making RPC calls using XML over HTTP. Web services is heavier but also more rich in functionality (there's plenty of WS- prefixed specifications coming our way...).
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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