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slides from the CDF presentation

From: Hadi Partovi <hadip@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 00:18:03 -0700
Message-ID: <EF0269B41292CF1191C700805FD4D9DC027F8DFD@RED-101-MSG.dns.microsoft.com>
To: "'Philipp Hoschka'" <Philipp.Hoschka@sophia.inria.fr>, www-push@w3.org
sorry it took a while for me to get these to you. for all of you who
asked, I posts the slides from my presentation on

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Philipp Hoschka [SMTP:Philipp.Hoschka@sophia.inria.fr]
> Sent:	Friday, September 05, 1997 3:03 PM
> To:	www-push@w3.org
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> Latest News on Push Workshop
> On September 8 and 9, the W3C workshop on "Push Technology" will take
> place 
> in Boston (see http://www.w3.org/Architecture/9709_Workshop/). 
> About 80 participants have registered, among them: the CTO from 
> BackWeb (Hubert Delany), the product manager of Netscape's 
> Netcaster (Tim Hickman), the chair of the IETF HTTP working group 
> (Larry Masinter), Pointcast's director of engineering (John Nogrady), 
> a lead program manager for Microsoft's channel technology (Hadi
> Partovi), 
> Intermind's vice president of product management (Drummond Reed), two
> of the 
> co-founders of Marimba (Arthur van Hoff, Jonathan Payne) and the chair
> of the 
> IETF WEBDAV working group (Jim Whitehead). 80% of those registered to
> date 
> come from the US, and 20% come from other countries. Moreover, 90% of
> the 
> participants come from industry and 10% from non-profit organizations.
> The first day of this two-day event will deal with end system issues
> of 
> push technology, such as notification and description formats for
> channels. 
> Two recent submissions to W3C will be presented and discussed, namely 
> CDF (Channel Definition Format) and OSD (Open Software Description
> Format). 
> Presentations by NEC, HP, W3C, Mitre, Intermind and Microsoft will set
> the 
> stage for the discussions in the breakout sessions in the afternoon. 
> The hot topic of the second day is how push technology can make
> efficient use
> of Internet bandwidth. It will include a presentation of DRP (HTTP 
> Distribution and Replication Protocol) that has been submitted to W3C 
> only last week. Replication-based approaches will be compared with the
> alternative of using IP multicast for push. Presentors on this day
> will 
> come from Bellcore, INRIA, ISI, Marimba and Sun. The second day will
> finish 
> with a discussion on the future directions of W3C work in the area of
> push 
> technology.
> On September 2, representatives of the following 43 organisations had 
> registered for the W3C workshop on Push technology: Apple, Art
> Technology 
> Group, Backweb, Bellcore, British Telecom, Bull, Canal+, CERN, CNET, 
> Computing Services International, DataChannel, Digital Equipment, 
> Ernest+Young, FirstFloor Software, Defense Information Systems Agency,
> Ericsson, France Telecom, GlobalCast, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Intel,
> Intermind, 
> Lexmark, Lucent, NEC, Marimba, Matranet, Microsoft, MITRE, 
> National Security Agency, Sitara Networks, Netscape, Newscorp, Novell,
> NTT/MCI, Open Group Research Institute, Partners Healthcare System, 
> Pointcast, Progressive Networks, Reuters, Sun, University of Irvine
> and Xerox.
Received on Wednesday, 10 September 1997 03:18:06 UTC

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