Anyway, after carefully reading the article and blog entries, I believe Steve is not against RPC per se. He wants people to think before just automatically using it because it’s convenient.
Also spot on are the following postings:
- Bill de hÓra: Patterns of Web Architecture
- Three postings from Stu Charlton:
The beauty common to all these postings is the breadth, depth, and variety of thinking and reasoning they present. There’s a lot to read, but if you’re interested in critical thinking about the design and construction of distributed systems I encourage you to read them all the way through, including the comments, and to follow the links they offer as well.