W3C Propagation

Web/News/Mail Integration

The propagation activity statement discusses the relationship between mail (SMTP), news (NNTP), and web (HTTP) transport. These transport are closely related as they all are message based - that is, they all carry messages around. This is quite different from many distributed systems which transports method invocations. See also:


The MHTML work is relavent to this issue because the static representation of web pages defined here for email can also be used for caches. The same metadata issues arise.

Current Internet-Drafts (as of Sep 96)

Connolly,  Created Sep 96
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