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Re: Straw-man charter for http-bis

From: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2007 18:31:37 +0000
Message-ID: <466065FB.8030505@cisco.com>
To: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
Cc: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>, Apps Discuss <discuss@apps.ietf.org>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

Keith Moore wrote:
> People contemplating a rewrite of HTTP should really look hard that the
> experience from the DRUMS working group that updated RFC 822 and SMTP. 
> It took a very long time, and while the results are clearer in many ways
> than the original specifications, IMHO they are not an improvement in
> every respect.  

I think this is a very valid point.  Many of us still have the scars.

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