FWD: I-D ACTION:draft-frystyk-httpng-overview-00.txt

From: Mike_Spreitzer.PARC@xerox.com
Date: Thu, Nov 19 1998


From: Mike_Spreitzer.PARC@xerox.com
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 1998 11:41:08 PST
To: ietf-http-ng@w3.org
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Subject: FWD: I-D ACTION:draft-frystyk-httpng-overview-00.txt

There's a new Internet-Draft out, giving an opinion of what the HTTP-NG WG
should be doing.  Below is the announcement.

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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.


	Title		: Problem Statement, Requirements, and Solution Outline
	Author(s)	: H. Nielsen, M. Spreitzer, B. Janssen, J. Gettys
	Filename	: draft-frystyk-httpng-overview-00.txt
	Pages		: 12
	Date		: 18-Nov-98

       This document gives the authors' opinion of a rough outline of (1) the
       problems to be addressed by the proposed IETF HTTP-NG Working Group;
       (2) the requirements on the solution; and (3) the architecture of the
       solution. It draws heavily on contributions from the whole Protocol
       Design Group of the W3C HTTP-NG Activity. A suite of problems should
       be addressed, summarized as observing that the World Wide Web's
       tremendous success has created some strains on the Internet, its
       users, and its application developers. The requirements on the
       solution include modularity, extensibility, scalability, and
       efficiency. The proposed solution is to factor HTTP, the Web's central
       protocol, into three layers and look into performance improvements in
       the lower two of those resultant layers.


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