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From: Andrey Tcherepanov (moyt63c02_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-11 09:49:13

Dean and Mike,

Thanks for the answers. We will be impatiently watching your progress :).

Thank you very much and good luck,

On Mon, 10 Dec 2007 22:31:21 -0700, Dean Michael Berris
<mikhailberis_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hi Andrey,
> On Dec 11, 2007 5:00 AM, Andrey Tcherepanov <moyt63c02_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> I like the idea of basic_message<> (which could be used for SMTP and
>> gods
>> know what else as well), but what about UDP servers or, generally
>> speaking, multi-transport protocols?
> basic_message<> is intended to be divorced from the actual transport
> being used to put the contents of it out the wire. The idea of
> basic_message is primarily as a common structure -- or the foundation
> -- on which all operations lower level (network transport,
> serialization/deserialization, etc.) and higher level (protocol
> specific transformations, chaining, stream operations, etc.) will deal
> with.


>> protocol
>> parsing and transport layer might need more separation. This way if
>> brave
>> person will decide to implement RTSP (for example) as derived from HTTP,
>> he/she will not be limited by TCP transport.
> It will be divorced -- the concept of messages have nothing to do with
> the actual transport and processing that happens in a specific
> protocol stack.
> I hope this helps! :-)

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