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RE: CC/PP profile repository overworked?

From: Erich Izdepski <eizdepski@cysive.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2001 09:20:06 -0500
To: <nick.denny@mci.co.uk>
Cc: <www-mobile@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000001c171ce$748c06a0$4803020a@IZDEPSKIE82>
The WAP gateway can (and I think openwave's will be soon) provide the CC/PP
profile to the origin server as a HTTP header. The gateway should be
managing its own cache of profiles that it has collected from other servers,
in the ideal case. For now, there are no other servers providing CC/PP data
about device hardware or software, meaning the gateway has to have its own
database of information. This is OK, it is simple for a gateway to create
CC/PP data from a local database of phone/handheld information and appended
it to the device headers. I know the Openwave gateway already appends header
information about its fax capabilities, so adding a CC/PP profile is not a
stretch.

Erich Izdepski

-----Original Message-----
From: nick.denny@mci.co.uk [mailto:nick.denny@mci.co.uk]
Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2001 5:07 AM
To: www-mobile@w3.org
Subject: RE: CC/PP profile repository overworked?



Hello again,

Firstly thank you to Erich and Mark for your quick and helpful replies.

Whilst reading the CC/PP requirements and architecture document
(specifically section 2.2) I noticed that in the WAP implementation, the
WAP gateway appears to resolve the profile URL and retreive the profile.
Is this correct? And if so, what is the Origin Server sent? Is it the
URL to the profile repository, in which case why does the WAP gateway
have to resolve it? Or is it a URL to the cached information in the
gateway?

Many thanks,

Nick Denny
nick.denny@mci.co.uk
Received on Tuesday, 20 November 2001 09:22:00 UTC

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