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Re: TIP uses XML?

From: Eric Prud'hommeaux <eric@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 17:15:20 -0400
To: Ken MacLeod <ken@bitsko.slc.ut.us>
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <20000421171520.A3647@w3.org>
On Fri, Apr 21, 2000 at 10:15:49AM -0500, Ken MacLeod wrote:
> "Eric Newcomer" <eric.newcomer@iona.com> writes:
> 
> > [Ken MacLeod writes:]
> > > In looking at the protocol matrix, I don't see that TIP is an
> > > XML-based protocol.  Did I miss something?
> 
> > TIP is not XML based, but is compatible with XML.  Its transaction
> > ID is a URL and it's protocol commands are text based.
> 
> Gotcha.  I think it'd be good to seperate out protocols that are XML
> based from those that are XML compatible (notably to include MIME
> [HTTP, SMTP]), at least as a basis for discussion.

moved TIP below the Non-XML protocols marker.

How should I handle protocols what use XML in their messaging layer
but keep the payload opaque (like ICE)? What would be most useful for
folks?

-- 
-eric

(eric@w3.org)
Received on Friday, 21 April 2000 17:15:26 GMT

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