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Re: Removal (Time for XMail?)

From: Ed Mooney <Ed.Mooney@Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 13:18:57 GMT
Message-ID: <20000929.13185700@zephyr.Ecd.East.Sun.COM>
To: Kurt Cagle <cagle@olywa.net>
CC: Igor Bazdyrev <bigor@infolio.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

On 9/29/00, 2:45:31 AM, Kurt Cagle <cagle@olywa.net> wrote regarding Re: 
Removal (Time for XMail?):

> >Igor Bazdyrev Writes:

> > I agree with "... None of this need be visible to the user." part 100%.
> And
> > I think that the beauty of SOAP and any other XML Protocol providing an
> > encapsulation and context abstraction of the payload, is not a 
> > to standardaze specific application area (such as mailing list). But
> rather
> > provide mechanism which do not restrict possible Xtensibility of the
> > applications (old and new) operating within payload context.

> Yeah, that's a definite benefit I see as well. While we're at it, this
> brings us back to the whole issue of MIME, and the complexities that MIME
> introduces. I can see with a SOAP message the ability to not only carry
> relevant MIME data (as a CDATA section, for instance)

This doesn't work if your MIME data contains a CDATA delimiter (]]>).

>                                                       but also to provide
> meta-tag information in the form of RDF blocks that could be easily 
> from an XML parser.

[ ... ]

  -- Ed
Received on Friday, 29 September 2000 09:19:05 UTC

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