Who say's I'm running mosaic or anything like it? Perhaps I have a tool
on my end that knows how to generate these scripts for the server
and anxiously awaits a reply?
Yes, it would be nice if the internet had an asynchronous delivery
protocol. E-mail is being used to approximate it, but it is a noisy
channel with high administrative overhead.
I did an asynchronous text file transfer protocol (way back in the
very early 1980's -- before sendmail) and it served this purpose.
IBM's SNADS also serves this purpose. They could carry e-mail quite
nicely along with other kinds of traffic -- forms, print, etc. It's
somewhat of an inversion of the concept to try to layer general text
files over e-mail.
So, yes, I wan't an asycnronous path, but I don't agree that this