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DS5: Proposed revision

From: Glen Daniels <gdaniels@allaire.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2001 16:36:12 -0500
Message-ID: <C3843BD1B83DD2119D79000092A7BAD405D9B935@platinum.allaire.com>
To: "'xml-dist-app@w3.org'" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

Per discussion in the XP conference call today, here is a proposed revision
of DS5 which attempts to take a slightly more "encapsulated" view of the
scenario, focusing on what the sender is really expecting from the XP layer,
and trying to avoid any implementation details.

DS5   A sender wishes to exchange data with a receiver. Data is sent
      from the sender to the receiver, and a positive acknowledgement
      is returned to the sender indicating a successful transfer.

Note: DS5 differentiates from DS3 and DS4 in that an acknowledgement is
      semantically different from any business-level response which
      the receiver might send.  The acknowledgement only indicates a
      successful transfer of the message from one node to another.

Glen Daniels
Allaire Corp
Engineering Manager
                                Building cool stuff for web developers
Received on Wednesday, 17 January 2001 16:35:55 UTC

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