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Re: Requirements for reliable message delivery

From: Brian E Carpenter <brian@hursley.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 16:52:02 +0100
Message-Id: <3C026522.B2E80096@hursley.ibm.com>
To: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
Cc: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, John Ibbotson <john_ibbotson@uk.ibm.com>, Discuss Apps <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, Richard P King <rpk@us.ibm.com>
Keith Moore wrote:
> > I don't think the real world has shown much respect for the
> > restricted application model either. Hence the argument for more
> > ambitious requirements.
> I guess the question is whether the IETF should follow the "real world"
> when the "real world" demands things (like layering messaging over HTTP)
> that are technically unsound.

But that's a solution, and we have to look for the requirements that
have generated that solution, so that we can create a better solution. 
That's how I understand the draft.

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