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Re: IBM patents tunneling HTTP through another protocal

From: <Telford001@aol.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 1998 05:57:16 EDT
Message-Id: <98bd1e30.3577c0fd@aol.com>
To: joshco@microsoft.com
Cc: HTTP Working Group <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>
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In a message dated 6/4/98 11:25:01 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
joshco@microsoft.com writes:

> hmm..
>  Wouldnt a prior work be tunneling HTTP through SSL, as
>  originated by Netscape ?
>  This is how https works...

Protocol tunnels have been used for at least twenty
years.  Hard to believe IBM's develop is non-obvious
to someone skilled in the art or that it constitutes a
new combination of old ideas.

Joachim Martillo
Received on Friday, 5 June 1998 03:00:50 UTC

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