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Re: APPLCORE rough concensus?

From: Brian E Carpenter <brian@hursley.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 1999 10:51:31 +0000
Message-ID: <36C164B3.BC4217A@hursley.ibm.com>
To: spreitze@parc.xerox.com
CC: Graham Klyne <GK@dial.pipex.com>, discuss@apps.ietf.org
Excuse me for being blunt but that approach (true subset of HTTPng)
could imply that HTTPng is the basis for all future applications

I doubt that the IETF is ready to make that step. Rather, we should 
say that HTTPng is one user of whatever APPLCORE becomes.

  Brian Carpenter

spreitze@parc.xerox.com wrote:
> > ... I see some overlap between the goals of
> > APPLCORE and HTTP-NG (...),
> > and that if one solution serves both that would be better than two solutions.
> It looks to me like the goals of APPLCORE are just about exactly a subset of the goals of HTTP-NG (and to make them truly a subset involves some minor quibbles I think we can cover with a little discussion).  What that tells me is that APPLCORE's solution should be part of HTTP-NG's solution.  I'm trying to find out how strongly others feel about making this relationship hold.
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