|DCE 1.1: Remote Procedure Call|
|Document Number: C706|
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This document is a CAE Specification (see above). It specifies Remote Procedure Call (RPC) services, interface, protocols, encoding rules and the Interface Definition Language (IDL).
The purpose of this document is to provide a portability guide for RPC application programs and a conformance specification for RPC implementations.
This document is organised into four parts.
Part 1, Remote Procedure Call Introduction describes this document in detail, covering application portability, services and protocols, and conformance requirements. It contains material relevant to both application programmers and implementors.
Part 2, RPC Application Programmer's Interface specifies a portable RPC Application Programmer's Interface (API). It contains material relevant both to application programmers and implementors.
Part 3, Interface Definition Language and Stubs specifies the IDL and stubs. It contains material relevant both to application programmers and implementors.
Part 4, RPC Services and Protocols specifies RPC services and protocols. It contains material mainly relevant to implementors.
This document also includes a series of appendixes containing material that supplements the main text. These contain material relevant both to application programmers and implementors.
This document is written for RPC application programmers and developers of RPC implementations.
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