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use case [communication libaries and application data]

From: Mark A. Jones <jones@research.att.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2000 13:00:39 -0800
Message-ID: <3A3FCC77.7DDF2CFF@research.att.com>
To: xml-dist-app@w3.org
Applications are often compiled with a library that provides XP sender
support and then distributed to large numbers of client platforms.  Thus
deployed, the application can make unidirectional (outgoing) network
connections to XP intermediaries or recipients, but it may not be
allowed to modify the client machine’s services to accept connections to
retrieve non-XML data (even apart from firewall considerations).
Arbitrary application data must be transmitted from the client to the

Mark A. Jones
AT&T Labs - Research
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Florham Park, NJ  07932-0971

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