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RE: multiplexing -- don't do it

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <henrikn@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2012 17:40:45 +0000
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>
CC: Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>, "William Chan (Dz)" <willchan@chromium.org>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3605BA99C081B54EA9B65B3E33316AF719942959@CH1PRD0310MB392.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
I would agree with this view. In fact, many of the arguments I have seen are explicitly not for personal gain but due to practical, legal, or other considerations that are not tied to personal gain in any way.



-----Original Message-----
From: Poul-Henning Kamp [mailto:phk@phk.freebsd.dk] 
Sent: Friday, April 06, 2012 10:30 AM
To: Mike Belshe
Cc: Nicolas Mailhot; "William Chan (Dz)"; ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Subject: Re: multiplexing -- don't do it

In message <CABaLYCvwn79PQE-p4ov15XT4yhELsazikOwon6EYwZsdzUkNSA@mail.gmail.com>
, Mike Belshe writes:

>Once again - the people arguing against encryption are the people that 
>want to exploit the user's data transmission stream for their own personal gain.

Sorry Mike, but this totally black/white view doesn't work.

As I said earlier, there are users who are not legally allowed to have end-to-end privacy, prison-inmates, children, employees etc.

You may disagree with these policies and/or their underlying rationales, but if you make HTTP/2.0 incompatible with them, you will just slow HTTP/2.0 deployment.

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
phk@FreeBSD.ORG         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
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