[BEEPwg] Channel response serialization

Greg Weber gdweber@cisco.com
Fri, 2 Aug 2002 16:57:43 -0400 (EDT)


> 
> Greg Weber <gdweber@cisco.com> writes:
> 
> > Would it be possible to use this beep extension mechanism
> > to negotiate the ability to send one-way messages (messages
> > that do not have any replies)?
> 
> Certainly.  Is there some situation when this would be significantly
> better than MSG/NUL exchanges for you?


I was thinking of performance/traffic.  Lack of support for
one-way messages despite reliable transport seems to be often 
cited in support of work similar to beep, e.g.
  draft-hessing-p2p-messaging-00.txt.

Greg


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> --Jered
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