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RE: [AMG] Other message patterns

From: Dick Brooks <dick@8760.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2001 15:04:45 -0600
To: "Williams, Stuart" <skw@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "'Randy Waldrop'" <rwaldrop@webmethods.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <NDBBIOBLMLCDOHCHIKMGIEDNFHAA.dick@8760.com>
Stuart,

> That's fine. In the model for one-way you'll find a XMLP_UNITDATA.status
> primitive for precisely that purpose. This is largely because the
> style used
> to model the one-way operation is identical to that used to model the IEEE
> 802 LAN MAC service in the IEEE 802 series of LAN standards.
>

Sounds like a plan - thanks...

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: xml-dist-app-request@w3.org [mailto:xml-dist-app-request@w3.org]On
> Behalf Of Williams, Stuart
> Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2001 3:31 AM
> To: 'dick@8760.com'
> Cc: 'Randy Waldrop'; xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Subject: RE: [AMG] Other message patterns
>
>
> Hi Dick,
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dick Brooks [mailto:dick@8760.com]
> > Sent: 05 March 2001 18:13
> > To: Williams, Stuart; 'Randy Waldrop'; xml-dist-app@w3.org
> > Subject: RE: [AMG] Other message patterns
> >
> >
> > Stuart,
> >
> > > ethernet, IP et. al. all provide a singular messaging primitive,
> > > the one-way
> > > message and yet we have all manner of protocol build upon that basic
> > > primitive.
> >
> > I don't believe it's realistic to define a one-way message
> > without defining some means to indicate exceptions during
> > the one-way communication. Even  Ethernet, which is
> > largely one way, has the ability to throw an exception
> > (collision detected) during a one-way broadcast. I believe
> > the AMG must accommodate "reverse direction" exception reporting
> > associated with a one-way message.
>
> That's fine. In the model for one-way you'll find a XMLP_UNITDATA.status
> primitive for precisely that purpose. This is largely because the
> style used
> to model the one-way operation is identical to that used to model the IEEE
> 802 LAN MAC service in the IEEE 802 series of LAN standards.
>
> > Dick Brooks
>
> Regards
>
> Stuart Williams
>
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