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On Thu, Sep 26, 2002 at 05:04:53PM +0100, Alaric B. Snell wrote:
> In what way does the user of fnp://foo.com:AlaricsIM/getUserDetails(POSTAL)
> need to know what getUserDetails means?
You called it a method name. That's what method names are for.
> If they issue the call, they get back
> a response.
What call? What FNP operation will return the user details when
given that string?
> You could gateway the protocol onto HTTP by mapping that to
> http://foo.com:<some non-80 port>/AlaricsIM/getUserDetails?type=POSTAL and do
> a GET to it, and the result would be identical. So where does any knowledge
> of the semantics of getUserDetails have to come in, huh?
Perhaps I misunderstood.
Mark Baker, CTO, Idokorro Mobile (formerly Planetfred)
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA. email@example.com