On the Design of Application Protocols

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Author Marshall Rose 
Last updated 2000-07-05
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This memo describes the design principles for the Blocks eXtensible eXchange Protocol (BXXP). BXXP is a generic application protocol framework for connection-oriented, asynchronous request/response interactions. The framework permits multiplexing of independent request/response streams over a single transport connection, supporting both textual and binary messages.


Marshall Rose (mrose+mtr.mxcomp@dbc.mtview.ca.us)

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