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Re: Two new drafts: Multipart/Interleaved and Application/BatchBeep

From: Dave Crocker <dcrocker@brandenburg.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 17:40:56 -0700
Message-Id: <5.1.0.12.2.20010416173941.033534a8@brandenburg.com>
To: discuss@apps.ietf.org
At 04:54 PM 4/16/2001, ned.freed@mrochek.com wrote:
>A better approach would be to use BEEP's multiple
>session capability -- the client could send the control document over and the
>server could request things from the client on a different channel. The result
>is a single connection, just in time data delivery, and no need for the client
>to have to try and predict when the server will need something. The
>disadvantage is that it's a new protocol, but frankly, if this problem is 
>worth
>solving we should not be afraid of a new protocol to solve it.

I like this description quite a lot.

It also sounds like exactly the same task that a Web client has when 
rendering a web page...

d/


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