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tcp: URI scheme

From: Erik Wilde <dret@berkeley.edu>
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 22:40:58 -0700
Message-Id: <D5A4D9E9-B22D-4145-8555-5946F7D10B22@berkeley.edu>
To: URI <uri@w3.org>

reading the discussion around the proposed ws: URI scheme made me  
realize that there is no tcp: URI scheme. is that something the world  
has missed so far? if yes, and if there should be one, would we  
consider tunneling it over http://tcp.example.com/ URIs to facilitate  
fallback behavior? i don't have the answers (but of course some  
opinions), but maybe if we consider how a TCP URI scheme would be  
approached (if at all) and why we might find having one useful, we  
might gain some insights into how to best deal with websockets. after  
all, the very name of it is borrowed from the world of TCP.


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