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RE: Capability terminology
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Graham Klyne [SMTP:GK@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, November 13, 1998 5:54 AM
> To: Dan Wing
> Cc: conneg WG; ietf-fax@xxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Capability terminology
> At 14:05 12/11/98 -0800, Dan Wing wrote:
> >On Thu, 12 Nov 1998, Graham Klyne wrote:
> >> >"Exchange" is a two-way transaction. I "exchange" US dollars for
> >> >a foreign currency (two-way transaction). I "exchange" my efforts
> >> >at work for my paycheck. My body "exchanges" oxygen for carbon
> >> >dioxide.
[McIntyre, Lloyd] snip ...
> I do not see the sender disclosing any of its capabilities to the
> in G3 fax. In eifax, the existence of certain MDN request extensions
> give some clues, but I still see no two-way transaction here. I think
> is "capability identification". But it is also called "capability
> exchange" by some, hence my definition.
> Anyway, do you wish to propose an alternative definition for
> And a question to ALL: are these definitions helpful, and where
> they appear?
[McIntyre, Lloyd] Definitely helpful, eifax seems like a good
home since that is were the top view of capabilities resides.
[McIntyre, Lloyd] snip..