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Re: Some proxy needs

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 10:14:36 -0500
Cc: "Adrien W. de Croy" <adrien@qbik.com>, "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E4BB868A-2C3C-47BC-ABF3-DD2A25043F8B@mnot.net>
To: Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>
Hi Nicolas,

On 08/04/2012, at 2:44 PM, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>> 
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-decroy-http-progress-04
>> 
>> We actually deployed a similar (evolved version) to this in WinGate 7.
>> If you install the AV plugin (free trials available for both), download
>> a big file and throw it a progress header.  We patched Chromium source
>> to get the client working.  It actually works really well.  Certainly
>> stops human timeouts.
>> 
>> We didn't test it via a bunch of other proxies though.
>> 
>> I've an outstanding task to write up the modified protocol (contrary to
>> that I-D it uses 103, name=value pairs, and only sends deltas).
> 
> Could you clean it up and get it included in HTTP/2 ? That's the only way to
> get it implemented by browsers and proxies.

This is firmly out of scope for the work of this group.

Cheers,

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Mark Nottingham
http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Monday, 9 April 2012 15:15:03 GMT

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