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Re: Requirements for reliable message delivery

From: Brian E Carpenter <brian@hursley.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 13:16:00 +0100
Message-Id: <3C062700.7FF05DF2@hursley.ibm.com>
To: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Cc: Bill Janssen <bill@janssen.org>, Jim Gettys <jg@pa.dec.com>, "Marshall T. Rose" <mrose+mtr.netnews@dbc.mtview.ca.us>, Discuss Apps <discuss@apps.ietf.org>
Eliot Lear wrote:
> In the vast volume o this discussion I lost something somewhere.  Why isn't
> BEEP a good college try at a decent baseline upon which strong RPC could be
> written?

Well, the draft we were originally discussing attempts to answer this.
> And why are we pissing and moaning rather than either fixing SOAP or coming
> up with an alternative?

The draft attempts to list requirements, not exactly for fixing SOAP,
but making it unnecessary to fix it. [i.e. fix the Post Office rather
than the envelope.]

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