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Re: How to add new "protocols" ?

From: <touch@isi.edu>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 1997 13:26:10 -0800
Message-Id: <199702142126.AA28460@ash.isi.edu>
To: luigi@labinfo.iet.unipi.it
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, www-talk@www10.www3.org
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> 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 - touch@isi.edu		    http://www.isi.edu/~touch/
ISI / Project Leader, ATOMIC-2, LSAM       http://www.isi.edu/atomic2/
USC / Research Assistant Prof.                http://www.isi.edu/lsam/
Received on Friday, 14 February 1997 13:34:08 UTC

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