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Re: [DR 612] Lotus "live with" (L) vote on 612

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@akamai.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2000 16:54:55 -0800
To: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@microsoft.com>
Cc: Noah Mendelsohn <Noah_Mendelsohn@lotus.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org
Message-ID: <20001114165454.R20536@akamai.com>


"applications" is vague... do we mean services (URIs), or devices (clients,
servers and intermediaries)?


On Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 04:34:56PM -0800, Henrik Frystyk Nielsen wrote:
> What if we use the phrase "co-exist with existing HTTP/1.0 and HTTP/1.1
> applications." instead of "interoperate with existing HTTP applications."
> This also makes it more clear that we are talking about well-behaved
> applications.
> 
> Henrik
> 
> > We substantially concur with this requirement.  However, the 
> > phrase "Any protocol binding ... should demonstrate that it 
> > can interoperate with 
> > existing HTTP applications."  seems ambiguous and overlay 
> > broad.  Surely 
> > there are many http applications out there (mp3 players?) for 
> > which XP 
> > might prove to be completely irrelavant.
> 

-- 
Mark Nottingham, Research Scientist
Akamai Technologies (San Mateo, CA)
Received on Tuesday, 14 November 2000 18:57:35 GMT

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