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Re: HTTP Extensions Framework status?

From: Bill Janssen <janssen@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 1999 15:26:35 PST
To: Keith Moore <moore@cs.utk.edu>
cc: "Henrik Frystyk Nielsen" <frystyk@microsoft.com>, hardie@equinix.com, "\"\"Yaron Goland \(Exchange\)\"\"" <yarong@exchange.microsoft.com>, "'Patrik Fältström'" <paf@swip.net>, "'Harald Tveit Alvestrand'" <Harald@alvestrand.no>, "Scott Lawrence" <lawrence@agranat.com>, discuss@apps.ietf.org, "\"\"Josh Cohen \(Exchange\)\"\"" <joshco@exchange.microsoft.com>, "\"\"Peter Ford \(Exchange\)\"\"" <peterf@exchange.microsoft.com>
Message-Id: <99Dec7.152639pst."3586"@watson.parc.xerox.com>
> http architectural issues seem thornier and more difficult to sort out.  
> chartering a group to consider http extension mechanisms seems wrong -
> seems like the first question is whether http should be extended 
> (in scope) at all.

Indeed.  I was rather happy with the partitioning of HTTP we started
in the HTTP NG effort.  Moving the low level details to the Transport
Area, and allowing the Apps Area to concentrate on, well, apps, still
seems a good idea to me.

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