[BEEPwg] CAP will use BEEP.
Thu, 25 Oct 2001 14:49:18 -0400
This is to let the members of the mailing list know that
CAP (Calendar Access Protocol) is going to be transformed
into a BEEP profile.
At this stage the conversion is only beginning, but thanks
to BEEP's flexible design, the process should be relatively
I am however new to BEEP, and therefore I'll probably have
some questions for this list in the near future. Of course any
suggestions or concerns you may have are more than welcome.
For more information on CAP and the IETF Calendaring and
Scheduling (calsch) Working Group, you can refer to the
> Subject: CAP: CAP and BEEP [Was: Re: BEEP Protocol and Internationalization: Interim meeting?]
> Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2001 11:32:54 -0400
> From: George Babics <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>George Babics wrote:
> Hi All,
> We are going to rewrite the transport layer of CAP
> to use BEEP (RFC 3080). It will help us resolve many
> issues and help us avoid reinventing the wheel. If
> anyone has any concerns please let us know now.
> Bob Mahoney wrote:
> > Folks-
> > We've been asked to look at two issues by our Area Directors.
> > 1) Internationalization is becoming increasingly high-profile, and it
> > is *not* an optional concern for us. In depth conversations between
> > Patrik and the Kerberos WG indicates there are issues we have yet to
> > deal with.
> > The guess is that we have some work to do for this.
> > 2) Ned attended our meeting in London, and after a detailed reading
> > of the CAP draft, suggested (with reluctance given the late date)
> > that we look closer at the BEEP work. He suggested we consider using
> > BEEP, or perhaps just move some of our overhead down into the
> > "payload", to simplify a future conversion to BEEP.
> > Casual conversations in London indicate that we may be able to deal
> > with this quickly, given the right folks focusing on it for a short
> > time.
> > We asked Patrik and Ned if they would object to an interim meeting to
> > focus on these two points, and they were fine with that.
> > So, would people be open to an interim meeting on the east coast
> > someplace, in an early October November time frame? I can probably
> > get space at MIT without difficulty, if that is acceptable.
> > Please let us know.
> > -Bob
> > Some drafts to read:
> > BEEP
> > Mapping the BEEP Core onto TCP (RFC 3081) http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3081.txt
> > The Blocks Extensible Exchange Protocol Core (RFC 3080)
> > http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3080.txt
> > IDN
> > Internationalizing Host Names In Applications (IDNA)
> > http://search.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-idn-idna-03.txt