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Re: When is a Fault a Fault?

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2002 10:46:13 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200203061546.KAA21359@markbaker.ca>
To: rsalz@zolera.com (Rich Salz)
Cc: xml-dist-app@w3.org
> > If I send you this (and only this), say over TCP;
> You can't just send something "over TCP".  You have to send it to a 
> particular port.  Part of TCP is the concept that ports have semantics, 
> some centrally assigned, and others not.

Granted, but those "semantics" are very coarse grained; they identify
the application as a whole (port 25 is inbound email, port 80 is inbound
Web traffic, etc..), not what I was referring to, the individual
application semantics (SMTP DATA, HTTP GET).

Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com
Received on Wednesday, 6 March 2002 10:42:15 UTC

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