Lars Hoss wanted an XML-RPC interface to his Rails-based weblog, so he hacked up a quick prototype:
Pretty neat! We’re currently investigating a number of different schemes for how to officially support Web Services (SOAP/XML-RPC) “The Rails Way”. Where getting good support from two of the commercial entities using Rails for their work. Announcements will follow.
Oh yeah, and Lars is a Tapestry convert, by the way. On the experience with switching from Java/Tapestry to Ruby on Rails, he writes:
Though I still like Tapestry very much, I prefer Rails for my private projects. Private free time is spare and Rails helps me to use it more efficient.