On the Design of Application Protocols

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This memo describes the design principles for the Blocks eXtensible eXchange Protocol[35] (BXXP). BXXP is a generic application protocol framework for connection-oriented, asynchronous request-response interactions. BXXP permits multiplexing of independent request/response streams over a single transport connection, supporting both textual and binary messages. To subscribe to the Blocks discussion list, send e-mail[36]; there is also a developers' site[37].


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

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