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Re: Mobile Multimedia Messaging Service

From: Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2000 09:51:42 +0859 ()
Message-Id: <200009190051.JAA09890@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>
To: Mohsen BANAN-Public <public@mohsen.banan.1.byname.net>
CC: discuss@apps.ietf.org, ietf-mmms@imc.org, ietf@ietf.org, interest@lists.leapforum.org, interest@lists.emsd.org, interest@lists.esro.org

>   James> (1) End-to-End Internet Services for Mobile Devices
>   James> Scope:  Specifications and interoperability guidelines for 
>   James> end-to-end mobile IP connection and transport services required 
>   James> for support of standard Internet messaging ...
> The beauty of the Internet End-to-End model is that people don't have
> to wait for the IETF to create a working group, a charter, a chair,
> , blessings, .... to move forward.

Yes, in this case, people are using different URLs already.

It is solved at the so far end of communication that it works
even with iMODE or WAP without the Internet end-to-end model.

> What was IETF's role in Internet's main modern application?

The role is to delay IANA resigtration trying to keep influential
power on application protocols but resulting only to make IANA
registration less important.

> As far as the domain of Internet services for mobile devices go, the
> key issue is "Efficiency".

No. It is wrong to assume that bandwidth for mobile devices is
limited forever.

Simplicity is the key issue.

						Masataka Ohta
Received on Monday, 18 September 2000 20:55:39 UTC

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