Fw: Calendaring Interoperability over HTTP

Rohit Khare (khare@w3.org)
Tue, 11 Feb 1997 12:17:32 -0500

Good, someone managed to resist not inventing YATP.


> From: Steve Hanna <hanna@world.std.com>
> To: HTTP Working Group <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
> Cc: IETF calsch WG <ietf-calendar@imc.org>
> Subject: Calendaring Interoperability over HTTP
> Date: Tuesday, February 11, 1997 11:12 AM
> I just posted a new Internet Draft titled "Calendaring Interoperability
> over HTTP (CIH)". This document describes (in fairly vague terms for
> now) how calendaring and scheduling systems could communicate with each
> other using HTTP. A URL for the Internet-Draft is:
> ftp://ds.internic.net/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-calsch-cih-00.txt
> I would REALLY appreciate it if some folks with more HTTP expertise than
> I could review the document and get me comments. Or, even better, send
> the comments to ietf-calendar@imc.org, the mailing list for the calsch
> WG.
> Basically, we need a way to exchange MIME objects (of the new
> text/calendar type) over a TCP connection. It seems better to use a
> good, solid, and well-supported protocol like HTTP than to invent our
> own.
> Thanks,
> Steve Hanna
> ON Technology Corporation
> hanna@world.std.com