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RE: HTTP Extensions Framework status?

From: Mike Spreitzer <spreitze@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1999 15:28:47 PST
To: <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, <mpresler@us.ibm.COM>, <ietf-http-ext@w3.org>
Cc: "Mike Spreitzer" <spreitze@parc.xerox.com>
Message-ID: <NCBBJANJAENGCPMNOIOCKEPMFKAA.spreitze@parc.xerox.com>
Scott Lawrence wrote:
> My own personal take on the situation is that there is resistance to
> anything that encourages more protocols to extend or layer on HTTP
> because that is viewed as a problem.  In some ways, I actually share
> this view, but I also think that since it will happen anyway we should
> at least provide some guidance on the less-bad ways to do it.

As one of those people talking about the problem of layering other protocols over HTTP,
let me say I agree that it will be done anyway (at least for a while) and that we should
indeed provide guidance on the less-bad ways to do it.

Received on Tuesday, 30 November 1999 18:29:17 UTC

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