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Re: New W3C Notes on Push Protocol by Marimba et. al.

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 1997 01:44:29 PDT
Message-ID: <34053A6D.6D79CF64@parc.xerox.com>
To: www-push@w3.org
In an email exchange with the authors of (one of) the W3C Note(s),
I made the following observation, which I thought I would share
more broadly:

> The problem that the MHTML working group was trying to solve --
> how to email a web document, including references, from one
> place to the other -- is actually not so different than the problem
> that we're trying to solve with "push" technology. You could think of an
> email message as a one-to-one 'push'.
> 
> RFC 2111 defined the cid: and mid: URL schemes for content-ID
> and message ID, RFC 2112 defined 'multipart/related' as a carrier
> for a package of HTML+embedded links, and RFC 2110 defined
> the email carrier.

I suggest people look at these documents and think about the
relationship of 'push' (one to many) and email (and netnews post) of
MHTML.

Larry
Received on Thursday, 28 August 1997 04:44:37 EDT

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