[standards-jig] Pondering DTCP

David Waite mass at akuma.org
Fri Dec 13 16:49:02 UTC 2002


Tijl Houtbeckers wrote:

>[wrapped a few responses into one message]
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>Thomas Muldowney <temas at box5.net> wrote on 12-12-2002 20:42:32:
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>>Well I've long been pondering DTCP and it's relation to what we
>>generally use now in Jabber, HTTP.  I think it's important to note that
>>I don't mean HTTP as the WWW, I mean HTTP as a solid protocol.  I'm
>>failing to find a reason that we are abandoning HTTP in favor or 
>>something else that is overly simplified.
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>HTTP is a solid protocol. But not for everything. The same reason for 
>not using it with Jabber apply to not using it with for P2P connections.
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How do you mean? HTTP P2P connections in the way that clients like 
Exodus do it now, or HTTP P2P connections like the Gnutella protocol?

-David Waite




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