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two-way communication in html

From: Philip Thrift <thrift@osage.csc.ti.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 1995 19:40:22 -0600
Message-Id: <199503070140.TAA20059@osage.csc.ti.com>
To: www-talk@www10.w3.org

connolly@w3.org writes:
> Maurizio Codogno writes:
 > ... a real "live" environment ...

> Wedging this into HTTP seems like a bad idea. HTTP is an
> information retrieval protocol. For conferencing, look at
> protocols like IRC[1] or the MUD stuff. Maybe even mbone channels.

Live connections can be made over HTTP, as the Push part of
the PushPull protocol demonstrates:
<URL:http://home.netscape.com/home/demo/1.1b1/pushpull.html>.

It is a fairly trivial matter to make a Web page where people
can go and link to continuous streams of data over HTTP.

-pt
Received on Monday, 6 March 1995 20:39:34 UTC

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