RE: Cringely weighs in on multicast push

Mark Baker (
Wed, 11 Jun 1997 13:08:33 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 11 Jun 1997, Dan Kohn wrote:
> Remember, as Deering says, that unicast communication is merely a
> special case of multicast.

Moreover, unicast to an object is a special case of multicast to an
object group, even with response semantics - be they reliable mcast ACKs
or responses from an RPC to that group (ala VS).

Put *that* in your pipe and smoke it you "document caching solves all
my problems" web-heads! 8-)

Mark "recently confirmed at the Church of Objectology" Baker