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DS23/24 - application semantics?

From: Mark Baker <mark.baker@canada.sun.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 15:38:24 -0500
Message-ID: <3A75D4C0.532A3A8A@canada.sun.com>
To: "Nilo Mitra (EUS)" <EUSNILM@am1.ericsson.se>
CC: "'XP-PUBLIC'" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
I suggest that subscription/notification is an application semantic, and
therefore falls under section 2.4 of the charter (which doesn't rule out
us considering them completely, but at least places the issue in

I also believe the topic of DS24, caching, is an application semantic.

It is my recommendation that we not consider these, except as they
relate to R803; not precluding lower layer protocols from supporting


> "Nilo Mitra (EUS)" wrote:
> DS23:  An application subscribes to notifications of certain named
> events from an event source.
> When such events occur, notifications are sent back to the originating
> application (first party notification)
> or to another application (third party notification). For example, an
> application can subscribe to notification of
> various aspects of a printer's status (e.g., running out of paper, ink
> etc.). The notifications of such events could
> be delivered to a management application.
> Based on: See item 2 of
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xml-dist-app/2001Jan/0070.html
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