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Uche Ogbuji <uche.ogbuji@fourthought.com> writes:    (01)

> I would be horrified if a marshaller took a complex data structure
>> of mine, chased down all pointers it contained and proceeded to
>> marshal the end-points, merrily inventing it's own little analogue
>> of my heap in the message payload.  Sounds like a recipe for nasty
>> surprises, not least in the area of performance.    (02)

In older approaches to the same problem (like OSF/RPC), it actually is
surprisingly and non-obvious. In CORBA, this is really type-safe: You
declare, in IDL, what fields to follow, and those fields must then be
of an IDL-declared type again. That will normally give you a quite
regular data structure, and by no means "pull out" the entire object
graph that you may have on the client.    (03)

Martin    (04)