A common technique for getting XML data out of IBM Lotus Domino is to build an agent which outputs the DXL encoding of a document and call it via HTTP. The code typically looks like this:
Print "Content-type: text/xml" Dim session As New NotesSession Dim doc As NotesDocument [...obtain your data somehow in the variable doc...] Dim exporter As NotesDXLExporter Set exporter = session.CreateDXLExporter exporter.OutputDOCTYPE = False Dim stream As NotesStream Set stream = session.CreateStream Call exporter.SetInput(doc) Call exporter.SetOutput(stream) Call exporter.Process Print stream.ReadText()
However, there’s a subtle error in the above code. The kind of error that can make everything look fine in testing, then cause your integration work to fall over in production.
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