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Re: [DotGNU]What is an Internet Protocol

From: Rhys Weatherley
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]What is an Internet Protocol
Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2002 20:55:25 +1000

Chris Smith wrote:

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

Technically, any means of communicating is a language.
HTTP is not a very expressive language, though, because
the set of things you can "say" in the language is quite
limited.  I agree that "protocol" is a better term to use.



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