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Re: Constraints for multicast

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 17:31:05 +0200 (MEST)
To: David Hull <dmh@tibco.com>
cc: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, "xml-dist-app@w3.org" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.64.0608282005500.27688@gnenaghyn.vaevn.se>

On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, David Hull wrote:

> This is certainly not the intent of the proposed text.  To take an
> example, if I send email to {dmh@tibco.com, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com},
> that would be two instances of the MEP.  If I send email to
> {xml-dist-app@w3.org}, that would be one instance, just as if I sent to
> {dmh@tibco.com}.  In other words, there is exactly one
> ImmediateDestination per MEP instance, just as the table says.

A mailing list address is far different from a multicast group, in the 
case of a ML, you send a message to a kind of "replicator", ie: processing 
is done, and you can see it (in the headers). I would recommend strongly 
against trying to accomodate multicast and one way unicast in the same MEP.

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Yves Lafon - W3C
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Received on Tuesday, 29 August 2006 15:33:16 GMT

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