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Re: Requirements for reliable message delivery

From: Bill Janssen <janssen@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2001 20:36:21 PST
To: Michael Mealling <michael@neonym.net>
cc: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, discuss@apps.ietf.org
Message-Id: <01Dec14.203623pst."3456"@watson.parc.xerox.com>
> That is _not_ the view held by the entire W3C and most of the people
> working on web based software these days. Many web applications work very
> well with no human involvement at all....

Yes, I know, but it's still *my* view.

> Besides, what are you calling the 'web'? Tim and most of the W3C have
> roughly defined it as the set of things identifiable via URIs...

That's a good point.  I was referring to things reachable with HTTP.

Bill
Received on Friday, 14 December 2001 23:49:32 GMT

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