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I have a Silverlight client that densifies a user drawn polyline. The returned vertices from the polyline are then sent to esri elevation sample server for each vertex to find an elevation value. The user defines how dense the line should be.

My question is how could I have my python GP Service make the rest calls to the ESRI elevation sample server once it receives, from the silverlight client, all the densified vertices?

EDIT: Would there have to be a python client or perhaps have a slave silverlight client make the calls and return them to python and then back to the master silverlight client. The master silverlight client would message to the user that their variables requires this to be a long running process. Makes no sense? Thanks.

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silverlight is a bit of a red herring here. Why not just ask "How can I call an ESRI REST service using arcpy?" ? –  Kirk Kuykendall Mar 6 '12 at 22:37
    
Thanks for the feedback. I took the silverlight tag off. I think that makes sense. –  Justin Mar 7 '12 at 3:43
    
Then I added it back becuase I expanded my sentence. –  Justin Mar 7 '12 at 3:50
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