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- To: Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com (Champion, Mike)
- Subject: Re: [xml-dev] XML "tuple spaces" alpha technology demonstrated
- From: Mark Baker <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2002 17:13:22 -0500 (EST)
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In-reply-to: <9A4FC925410C024792B85198DF1E97E4021BD8E8@usmsg03.sagus.com> from "Champion, Mike" at Dec 31, 2001 12:10:07 PM
> > I'm suggesting that doing it "beside" HTTP makes better sense
> > than doing it "on top of".
> Ahhh ... I see the point now.
That was fast!
> Makes sense to me, but I'm not sure of the
> implications for Ruple, JXTA-spaces, IETF, Apache, etc.
One of the implications is that there's an awful lot of unnecessary
work underway, and not just in open source circles. Though I suppose
that if a deeper understanding of HTTP & Web architecture is a result,
then it won't have been in vain.
> How would the
> "spaces" people move in that direction, or get the world to move in that
Tell them to move it themselves, like the rest of us. 8-)
> I think I need to look into HTTP extensibility more deeply.
For sure, but if you haven't already, I'd suggest spending some time
looking into the expressiveness of HTTP as-is. Trying to extend it
without understanding that will likely yield problems.
This may help;
> Thanks for the clarification!
Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA. email@example.com