[Esip-preserve] Apps vs Internet
Parsons, Mark via Esip-preserve
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Mon Nov 24 18:52:23 EST 2014
I only had to start reading the second article to realize that the author got my point better than I did. Keep the infrastructure running openly and neutrally.
> On Nov 24, 2014, at 4:49 PM, Parsons, Mark <parsom3 at rpi.edu> wrote:
> OK, I’ve only read the first article, but it clearly misses the point. Apps or whatever will come and go, but the internet and the web (to some extent) will remain. The article struck me as thinking that that somehow the blu-ray vs. hd battle would somehow undermine electricity. The apps don’t work without the internet and its fundamental openness. It’s kind of self correcting like science (if kept open and neutral). Imperfect and messy but making progress.
> Now to the next article.
>> On Nov 21, 2014, at 4:58 AM, Jeff de La Beaujardiere - NOAA via Esip-preserve <esip-preserve at lists.esipfed.org> wrote:
>> The second article is more correct than the first. The actual test of
>> openness, however, is not whether the app uses http. Instead, the
>> question is: can anybody else write an app to access the same content
>> and perform the same functions, or is the app the only means of
>> -Jeff DLB
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>> On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 5:02 PM, Mark Doyle via Esip-preserve
>> <esip-preserve at lists.esipfed.org> wrote:
>>> For an opinionated retort, see
>>> On Tuesday, November 18, 2014 6:14:35 AM UTC-8, Bruce R. Barkstrom wrote:
>>>> Interesting note on how apps might strangle the Internet:
>>>> Bruce B.
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