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Re: [touch@isi.edu: draft may be of interest]

From: <touch@isi.edu>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 1996 14:04:16 -0700
Message-Id: <199606132104.AA09315@ash.isi.edu>
To: J.Crowcroft@cs.ucl.ac.uk, ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu
Cc: masinter@parc.xerox.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, touch@isi.edu
> From ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu Thu Jun 13 13:42:48 1996
> Date: Thu, 13 Jun 1996 16:41:55 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Simon Spero <ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu>
> To: Jon Crowcroft <J.Crowcroft@cs.ucl.ac.uk>
> Cc: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>,
>         http-wg <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, touch@ISI.EDU
> Subject: Re: [touch@isi.edu: draft may be of interest]
> 
> On Thu, 13 Jun 1996, Jon Crowcroft wrote:
> > 
> >  >I've completed and submitted an internet draft on
> >  >TCP Control Block Interdependence, which has some 
> 
> IMHO TCP is going to become less important in terms of bytes carried as
> time goes on - media specific transport protocols are much better suited 
> for things like images, video, and sounds; the HTTP-NG philosophy is that 
> eventually TCP or it's replacement will basically just be used for text 
> and for control messages.
> 
> Simon

And by the same argument, it'd be easier to deploy
these new transport protocols in an application, rather
than waiting for them to appear in an OS.

P-HTTP is basically "IP over TCP" - given the necessary
chunking, muxing, etc. I don't know why that isn't as frightening
to anyone else...

Joe
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Joe Touch - touch@isi.edu		    http://www.isi.edu/~touch/
ISI / Project Leader, ATOMIC-2, LSAM       http://www.isi.edu/atomic2/
USC / Research Assistant Prof.                http://www.isi.edu/lsam/
Received on Thursday, 13 June 1996 14:10:52 EDT

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