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Re: Requirements for reliable message delivery

From: Bill Janssen <bill@janssen.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 20:28:50 PST
To: jg@pa.dec.com (Jim Gettys)
cc: "Marshall T. Rose" <mrose+mtr.netnews@dbc.mtview.ca.us>, Discuss Apps <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, Marshall Rose <mrose@dbc.mtview.ca.us>
Message-Id: <01Nov28.202857pst."3456"@watson.parc.xerox.com>
> For whatever reasons, the development of these general (or domain wide) 
> protocols go on elsewhere.  We are again observing this with XML/RPC, 
> SOAP, etc.  In fact, there seems to be some hostility toward these classes 
> of protocols expressed by some of the IETF participants, along with
> some fundamental misunderstandings of requirements of application protocols
> by some truly talented IETF old-timers.

Don't know if I'd go that far, but our experience with HTTP-NG seems to
bear out your general point, Jim.

 Bill Janssen   <bill@janssen.org>   (650) 812-4763  FAX: (650) 812-4777
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