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Re: How to add new "protocols" ?

From: <touch@isi.edu>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 1997 16:26:09 -0800
Message-Id: <199702200026.AA00983@ash.isi.edu>
To: luigi@labinfo.iet.unipi.it, touch@isi.edu, rsalz@osf.org
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com, masinter@parc.xerox.com, ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu
> From rsalz@osf.org Wed Feb 19 16:08:54 1997
> Date: Wed, 19 Feb 1997 19:07:56 -0500 (EST)
> From: Rich Salz <rsalz@osf.org>
> To: luigi@labinfo.iet.unipi.it, touch@ISI.EDU
> Subject: Re: How to add new "protocols" ?
> Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com, masinter@parc.xerox.com, ses@tipper.oit.unc.edu
> Mime-Version: 1.0
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
> 
> >What is the advantage to a transparent selection of transport
> >protocol, given these constraints??
> 
> Working with COTS browsers.
> 
> In the dce-web project we supply a localhost proxy that hijacks the
> http tag and tries to access the URL via DCE RPC.  By using DCE RPC
> we don't see the constraints Joe mentioned. :)

Doing the proxy is fine, and isn't what
is being proposed by 'transparent selection'- 
I guess I missed adding "at the browser"...

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 Wednesday, 19 February 1997 16:31:19 EST

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