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RE: [AMG] Thoughts about path and intermediaries

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2001 10:16:49 -0800
Message-ID: <007601c092c4$78821450$308f3b9d@redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: <dick@8760.com>, "Williams, Stuart" <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
>> So is that a plea for simple single-hop messaging?
>Yes, in the interest of short term convergence with "other" 
>protocols. Later
>phases may evolve beyond
>single-hop, but I believe it would be prudent to adopt KISS 
>principles for
>V1 and evolve over time.

Unfortunately when you start dealing with the details, this is not
something that can be evolved over time - it requires a revolution
meaning that a new infrastructure has to be rolled out. The good thing
is that the base support we need is really not difficult and has
absolutely no impact on convergence with anything else.

Remember, KISS really stands for "keep it as simple as possible but no

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