[e2e] t/tcp and web services

Barney Wolff barney at databus.com
Fri Dec 12 00:39:23 PST 2003

On Fri, Dec 12, 2003 at 08:22:29AM +0100, Michael Welzl wrote:
> Why is RFC 1644 still experimental when Web Services
> typically run SOAP over HTTP over regular TCP?
> I wonder why this inefficiency isn't bypassed one
> way or another... I remember that there was a long
> thread about SOAP's capability of sending binary data
> in ASCII (*yuck*) approx 2 years ago or so ... but I
> wonder why nobody seems to do anything about it?
> ...or is this taken care of, and I just missed it?

1644 was a good idea, back in the days before source address spoofing.

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