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Re: The Two Way Web

From: Dave Winer <dave@userland.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2000 10:20:00 -0800
Message-ID: <13c501bf8abd$3fb6f470$1918ccce@murphy>
To: "Mark Baker" <mark.baker@Canada.Sun.COM>
Cc: "Box, Don" <dbox@develop.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
I've read that spec, have you read mine?

http://www.xmlrpc.com/stories/storyReader$700

Sure we could somehow layer what we do on top of that, but that's what we
already do.

Content management is different from file replication.

More links here:

http://dave.editthispage.com/stories/storyReader$93

Dave


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Baker" <mark.baker@Canada.Sun.COM>
To: "Dave Winer" <dave@userland.com>
Cc: "Box, Don" <dbox@develop.com>; <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, March 10, 2000 10:01 AM
Subject: Re: The Two Way Web


> Hi again Dave,
>
> I didn't want to let this thread die.  There's an extremely important
> issue that Dan has raised; what exactly is wrong with HTTP 1.1 for
> the Two Way Web?
>
> I'd ask this question to Ken too - what's wrong with HTTP 1.1?
> DWC includes getMessages() and postMessage() which appear to be
> similar to HTTP GET and POST at a first glance.  Have you seen DRP?
> It would appear to be a tool that could help you rearchitect DWhite
> to be more document-centric, and it doesn't use any unexpected HTTP
> extensions (it uses a new header, but in a completely supported way).
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-drp-19970825.html
>
> MB
>
> Dave Winer wrote:
> >
> > Hi Mark!
> >
> > For a browser-based web content system, you do not need any kind of RPC.
We
> > use HTML forms with textareas in Manila, just like Wiki.
> >
> > There's a lot of info about Manila on the web, the RPC interface,
> > marketing/positioning materials, even a site where you can create your
own
> > Manila site to experiment with. We've started over 3000 new sites in the
> > last couple of months, our users are very excited about where it's
going. As
> > I said in the piece later this month we'll release a desktop writing
tool
> > for Windows/Mac that hooks into the RPC interfaces, imho, the first true
> > network-centered writing tool that isn't a web browser.
> >
> > But I don't want to just hurl URLs at you guys. One step at a time..
> >
> > About WebDAV, that's a FAQ. I don't like WebDAV. I don't know many other
> > people who do. Nice way to do websites if you're a Word user who doesn't
> > want to dive into the Web. That's not my market. (I can already feel the
> > flames coming at me. Hi Alex!)
> >
> > Dave
>
Received on Friday, 10 March 2000 13:19:53 GMT

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