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Re: options or protocols?

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 14:11:33 +0200
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120405121133.GL24982@1wt.eu>
On Thu, Apr 05, 2012 at 11:50:33PM +1200, Adrien de Croy wrote:
> 
> 
> On 5/04/2012 11:29 p.m., Willy Tarreau wrote:
> >That's what I'd really like to see happen : a smooth and transparent 
> >opening of 2.0. Probably that for HTTPS, NPN might result in a faster 
> >adoption since there are less controls, so that will not change 
> >anything for admins : either they already block and will continue to 
> >do so, or they already don't care and wont either.
> 
> I think a lot of the sites that allow 443 through are growing more and 
> more uncomfortable with it.  So it's likely to change, esp as traffic 
> migrates to https.
> 
> Therefore I wouldn't assume things will remain the way they currently 
> are - in terms of people allowing or not caring.

Agreed.

> I think the "smooth" upgrade path might take aeons :)

It's not a problem, we mostly want it for mobile users, and in general
those who don't use a proxy and are suffering from the long latency links.

Willy
Received on Thursday, 5 April 2012 12:12:06 GMT

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