Re: Application "core protocol" BOF/WG idea

At 14:27 11/02/99 -0800, Chris Newman wrote:
>Efficiency brings in all sorts of tradeoffs.  One can make a protocol use
>a few fewer bytes on the wire by using a binary encoding, but this has the
>expense of requiring significant additional programmer time to develop
>debugging and testing suites since "telnet" doesn't work any more.

Here is an interesting possible win...  If the APPLCORE framework provides
sufficient structure that a generic test/debug suite can be created to
assist protocol implementors.


Graham Klyne

Received on Friday, 12 February 1999 14:31:19 UTC