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Re: Adjusting our spec names

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sun, 01 Apr 2012 09:06:48 +0000
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
cc: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "<ietf-http-wg@w3.org> Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20060.1333271208@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <20120401090052.GR14039@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:

>> One of the really big problems with HTTP/1.1 in that respect, is the
>> lack of a session-concept, which people hack around with cookies.
>> 
>> HTTP/2.0 should have real sessions, so that HTTP-routers don't have
>> to inspect and mangle cookies.
>
>[...]

>I think it would be useful to have a TCP extension to transport such
>application session information (that's out of the scope of this WG).

I'm not sure I see how that would work, if a proxy of some kind
connects to a server, there will be multiple sessions in the same
TCP connection.

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