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Re: NEW ISSUE: isolate TCP-specific aspects of HTTP

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 16:03:04 +1000
Message-Id: <40AEA814-124E-4D87-918F-3A20962FAE63@mnot.net>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Now #156 (editorial):
   http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/156


On 31/03/2009, at 11:22 AM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> There's a growing amount of interest in running HTTP in ways other  
> than the way it's described as using TCP in RFC2616. This includes  
> the ongoing discussion of HTTP-over-SCTP as well as more radical  
> approaches such as "reverse HTTP."
>
> To make the specification of such mechanisms easier and less prone  
> to error, p1 should be arranged so that TCP-specific connection  
> details be isolated from the rest of the specification. An alternate  
> approach would be to factor such aspects into a separate draft, but  
> this is probably not necessary (i.e., as long as it's easy to  
> identify which parts of p1 are overridden, that should be enough).
>
> --
> Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
>
>


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