Re: [apps-discuss] IETF technical plenary: the end of application protocols

Scott Brim <scott.brim@gmail.com> Mon, 21 March 2011 17:52 UTC

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Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2011 13:53:31 -0400
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On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 13:46, Claudio Allocchio
<Claudio.Allocchio@garr.it> wrote:
> because they do not know what the Internet is suppoused to be:
> "communicating with the others", e.g. receive information, but also GENERATE
> information.

yes we must absolutely insist that the Internet be fundamentally peer
to peer.  But on top of that, 98% of exchanges between what look like
peers at the IP layer is client-server at higher layers.