Re: How to add new "protocols" ?

> 1) HTTP is usually trasferred over TCP, but there are cases (e.g. squid

HTTP is always over TCP.

If you want to make a new protocol, HTUP which uses unreliable transport
but is otherwise identical, that's another story.


> And, what is the correct way to make the mechanism explicit ? Perhaps by
> instructing the browser/server to use TCP only, and then add, locally to
> the client/server, an independent gateway which does the translation ?

Explicit - change the protocol mane.

Implicit, maybe a gateway would work.

Joe Touch -
ISI / Project Leader, ATOMIC-2, LSAM
USC / Research Assistant Prof.      

Received on Friday, 14 February 1997 13:34:08 UTC