Re: Requirements for reliable message delivery

> The Web is fundamentally designed for person-to-person communication,
> not program-to-program.

This is a common misconception.  It was designed for both.  It just
happens to be used primarily for human communication today.

>  It works OK for device-to-person as well
> (viewing/setting your home thermostat over the Web, for example), but
> only because there's a person in the loop to handle exceptions.

Have you been following the "Semantic Web"?

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.

Received on Friday, 14 December 2001 13:51:44 UTC