It's too bad the SEND, SOML, and SAML commands were OPTIONAL in RFC 821.
Otherwise, the existing SMTP infrastructure would also be an
instant-message infrastructure, useful for some kinds of notifications.
Jay Martin <jkm at underscore.com> on 06/22/2000 05:48:51 PM
Please respond to jkm at underscore.com
To: Carl Kugler/Boulder/IBM at IBMUS
cc: ipp at pwg.org
Subject: Re: IPP> TES: Mandatory IPP notification agreement
kugler at us.ibm.com wrote:
>> Now, if you want to expand INDP to "IntRAnet Notification Delivery
> Protocol", I'll buy that.
Amen, brother. I remain surprised that a generalized Internet
notification protocol has not yet been developed, given that there
are *so* many useful applications that could use it.