If your application doesn't involve a lot of true distributed computing or require distributed transaction management, the odds are very good that there's a better way to do it.
And more along these lines in a response to the original article.
I like the notion of distributed objects that mask deployment details. To make this happen, these distributed objects must be first-class and light weight.
Posted to critiques by Ehud Lamm on 8/22/02; 9:19:11 AM