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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

Received on Thursday, 28 August 1997 04:44:37 UTC

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