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   Re: [xml-dev] Using RDDL as a Distributed Registry Architecture

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On Tue, Oct 08, 2002 at 10:49:38AM +0100, Bill de hÓra wrote:
> The Web architecture is based on client/server. It's designed for a
> client to GET a document from one place, that place being the origin
> server.

Incorrect.  It's a layered architecture, meaning that any intermediary
in a message path can respond with the "document".  That's how caching

> I think the web is more centralized than you give it credit for.

Except for its (current) dependance on DNS, the Web is the most
decentralized distributed architecture I know of.

Mark Baker, CTO, Idokorro Mobile (formerly Planetfred)
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.               distobj@acm.org
http://www.markbaker.ca        http://www.idokorro.com


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