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Re: Requirements for reliable message delivery

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 13:51:48 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200111261851.NAA02580@markbaker.ca>
To: brian@hursley.ibm.com (Brian E Carpenter)
Cc: john_ibbotson@uk.ibm.com (John Ibbotson), discuss@apps.ietf.org (Discuss Apps), rpk@us.ibm.com (Richard P King)
Brian,

> I don't think the real world has shown much respect for the
> restricted application model either. Hence the argument for more
> ambitious requirements.

HTTP's application model is not at all restrictive.  IMHO, it's the
most powerful and generic one ever created.  I wrote about this
recently;

http://www.markbaker.ca/2001/09/draft-baker-http-resource-state-model

MB
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