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HTTP is not just a transport

If you think HTTP is just a transport, you could be missing out on a lot of value. Saying HTTP is just a transport is like saying a database is just a filesystem.

April 11, 2004 01:56 PM


Hani Suleiman
(April 11, 2004 08:33 PM #)

Care to elaborate on this? How is http not just a transport? What features does it offer over being an ugly annoying transport that's annoying to work with on the transport level?

(April 12, 2004 05:19 AM #)

HTTP is the devil wrapped in a protocol.

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