IPP> What is it we really need?

IPP> What is it we really need?

IPP> What is it we really need?

rdebry at us.ibm.com rdebry at us.ibm.com
Mon Jan 6 08:17:58 EST 1997


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---------------------- Forwarded by Roger K Debry/Boulder/IBM on 01/06/97 06:10
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        ipp-owner @ pwg.org
        01/05/97 01:41 PM




Keith Moore wrote:


>p.s. Several people have expressed interest in an "http-lite" protocol,
>that is, a generic http-like, text-over-tcp, request-response protocol
>which isn't adapted for any one particular application, but can
>take adavntage of standard url types, security mechanisms, etc.


Keith, I definately think that the notion of an http-lite is worth pursuing.
It has the value of providing
a lot of common underlying services for many applications -- which is, I think,
the value we see
in basing IPP on http.  The question is, how do we proceed?



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