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   Re: [xml-dev] MS thinks HTTP Needs Replacing???

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[Paul Prescod]

> Mike Champion wrote:
> >
> > This works for small transactions asking for Web pages, but when Web
> > services start running transactions that take some time to complete over
> > the protocol, the model fails. "If it takes three minutes for a
> > it is not really HTTP any more," Box said. The problem, said Box, is
> > the intermediaries -- that is, the companies that own the routers and
> > cables between the client and server -- will not allow single
> > transactions that take this long."'
> You simply register a callback and are informed when your information is
> ready. It's two hours work to implement.

Works like a charm, and because your callback daemon would be so
specialized, it won't to vulnerable to a lot of exploit approaches.  That's


Tom P


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