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Re: Resend: Re: IPP> Chunked POST: SUMMARY

From: Chris Newman <Chris.Newman@innosoft.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 14:36:24 -0800 (PST)
To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Cc: ipp@pwg.org
Message-Id: <Pine.SOL.3.95.990126143441.18009O-100000@elwood.innosoft.com>
On Sun, 24 Jan 1999, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> >Should every
> >application that uses HTTP as a transport build in its own HTTP
> >implementation, even if one is already available on the platform?
> 
> No application should use HTTP as a transport.

I _strongly_ agree.

> If it used HTTP as HTTP,
> there wouldn't be any need for a separate implementation, but it would
> still be desirable to base the service on the best capabilities of HTTP
> and not on the characteristics that might be true of some other resources
> that are accessible via HTTP.

Well said.

		- Chris
Received on Tuesday, 26 January 1999 22:39:28 EST

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