Re: Section 3.2.2

> Section 3.2.2 says:
> Note: Although the HTTP protocol is independent of the transport layer
> protocol, the http URL only identifies resources by their TCP location,
> and thus non-TCP resources MUST be identified by some other URI scheme. 


> In any case, I'm not sure what compelling purpose this note serves, and
> rather than debate it, it might be better just to nuke it.


> It serves as a reminder to implementors and (hopefully) as a way to
> nuke people who say "HTTP can only be run over TCP because that
> is the only protocol supported by the http URL", which explains the
> "and thus ..." above.

nuke notes, not people.


Received on Saturday, 1 June 1996 11:48:24 UTC