Alternative Method of Publishing and Subscribing
Result viewers are displayed as web parts on portal pages. As web parts on a portal page, result viewers can communicate with each other by publishing and subscribing.
Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) handles the communication between web parts in Business Portal. Using WSS for web part communication is referred to as the standard method of publishing and subscribing.
Business Portal 1.2 and earlier relied on an alternative method of publishing and subscribing. This legacy method is supported in this version of Business Portal, and is described in the following sections: