ietf-nntp Re: draft-ietf-nntpext-streaming-00.txt
ken at oceana.com
Fri Jun 6 19:18:57 PDT 2003
Russ Allbery wrote:
> Jeffrey M Vinocur <jeff at litech.org> writes:
>>So yes, we can change it to anything you like. I wonder if
>>"pipelineable feeding commands" and "PIPEFEED" might be more clear,
>>though, since "post" has a dual meaning (any client->server article
>>transfer, and the POST command in particular).
>>(Anybody with a suggestion that doesn't involve the word
> I think calling it pipelining is a bit misleading. Pipelining in the
> context of network protocols refers specifically to the practice of
> sending one command before waiting for the response to a previous command,
> and is already addressed in the base NNTP document. This isn't just
> pipelining; it's a completely different protocol for sending messages.
> One side effect of it is that the MODE STREAM commands can be pipelined
> whereas IHAVE cannot, but it still seems like a different sort of beast to
How about ASYNCFEED? This seems to describe TAKETHIS mode than CHECK.
Actually, why can't we just use TAKETHIS as the extension keyword?
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