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RE: Nature of Application Protocols!

From: Naresh Agarwal <nagarwal@in.firstrain.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2002 14:08:29 +0530
Message-ID: <205C5F16CA92F94484F054E94520F4D72BECA0@mail.in.firstrain.com>
To: "Martin Duerst" <duerst@w3.org>, <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

I'm sorry..it was a typo error...

i meant to say that -

HTTP, FTP, SMTP, POP, IMAP etc. are "Syncronous", "Connection Less" and "Pull" in nature.

regards,
Naresh Agarwal

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Duerst [mailto:duerst@w3.org]
> Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2002 1:27 PM
> To: Naresh Agarwal; ietf-http-wg@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Nature of Application Protocols!
> 
> 
> 
> HTTP is synchonous, but very much pull, not push.
> 
> Regards,    Martin.
> 
> 
> At 12:39 02/08/29 +0530, Naresh Agarwal wrote:
> 
> >Hi
> >
> >I have some general questions regarding protocols.
> >
> >Every application protocol is -
> >
> >1)Synchronous or Asynchrnous
> >2)Connection Less or Connection Oriented
> >3)Push or Pull
> >
> >My understanding is that most of the protocols - HTTP, FTP, 
> SMTP, POP, 
> >IMAP etc. are "Syncronous", "Connection Less" and "Push" in nature.
> >
> >I could not find any protocol, which is widely used and is 
> Asynchronus, 
> >Connection Oriented and Pull in nature!
> >
> >Am i right or i'm missing something?
> >
> >Also does Synchrony and Pull, Asynchrony and Push are 
> synonyms..i.e every 
> >Synchronous protocol is Push and every Asynchronous protocol 
> is Push..?
> >
> >Can somebody provide me with the explanation of above (if 
> possible, with 
> >examples)?
> >
> >thanks,
> >regards,
> >Naresh Agarwal
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 29 August 2002 04:36:54 GMT

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