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Re: Need new MEP for SMTP binding

From: Christopher Ferris <chris.ferris@sun.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 08:24:07 -0500
Message-ID: <3C90A477.20702@sun.com>
To: Jacek Kopecky <jacek@systinet.com>
CC: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, xml-dist-app@w3.org
but the one's with acks are oh so much more interesting:)

Jacek Kopecky wrote:

>  Oh, I forgot to add that I'd in fact like to see a one-way MEP, 
> but without the ACKs.
> 
>                    Jacek Kopecky
> 
>                    Senior Architect, Systinet (formerly Idoox)
>                    http://www.systinet.com/
> 
> 
> 
> On Thu, 14 Mar 2002, Mark Baker wrote:
> 
>  > Currently, the only MEP that's been defined is request/response.  In
>  > starting work on the SMTP protocol binding however, I feel that it's
>  > best to avoid request/response because SMTP is not a request/response
>  > protocol.  To do request/response with SMTP would necessarily be
>  > tunneling, and a major security issue.
>  > 
>  > Would there be any objections to us defining a new MEP that represents
>  > a one way message with hop-by-hop acknowledgement, like SMTP?  I see
>  > this as being reusable for any binding to a message queue based transfer
>  > protocol.
>  > 
>  > MB
>  > 
> 
> 
> 
Received on Thursday, 14 March 2002 08:25:00 GMT

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