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Re: [DotGNU]What is an Internet Protocol

From: Chris Smith
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]What is an Internet Protocol
Date: Thu, 4 Jul 2002 10:58:57 +0100

On Friday 28 June 2002 18:15, you wrote:
> Here's something that just popped in my head while thinking about the
> future of the Jabber Software Foundation:
> "What is an Internet Protocol? An Internet Protocol is a platform- and
> language-independant computer language designed to operate between many
> different domains of control. This is opposed to protocols designed only
> for a single or small number of platformsa, or is not practical when
> dealing with multiple domains of control that do not explicitly trust
> each other."
> Just a random thought.

I agree - but wouldn't say it was a '.. computer language'.  HTTP is an 
internet protocol, and is clearly not a language.... hmm semantics !

My 2c.


Chris Smith
  Technical Architect - netFluid Technology Ltd.
  "Internet Technologies, Distributed Systems and Tuxedo Consultancy"
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