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Re: hmmm

From: Marc Slemko <marcs@znep.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 1998 20:00:38 -0700 (MST)
To: Martin Hamilton <martin@net.lut.ac.uk>
cc: www-talk@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.3.95.980311195804.15492o-100000@alive.znep.com>
On Thu, 12 Mar 1998, Martin Hamilton wrote:

> I think it's both of these things, because the upshot is that hackers
> (as opposed to marketing/PR departments, middle managers, and big
> business - or waffly academic - oriented "standards" groups) will be
> in a position to make an impact on the future development of the WWW.
> In particular, I'd like to suggest that now might be a good time to
> start thinking about what a next generation "HTTP replacement"
> protocol should look like.  I'm not sure whether this list is a good
> place to have this discussion, but we should find out pretty
> quickly... :-)

There are plans for things like HTTP/1.2 (relatively minor) and HTTP-NG
work is underway that addresses a lot more.  But you can't find out
anything about HTTP-NG except for the very limited info available at W3C
unless you are special.  While you may be, I'm not.
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