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Re: Rechartering HTTPbis

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 01:04:47 +0100
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20120128000447.GC22945@1wt.eu>
On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 10:37:33AM +1100, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> > Re HTTP/next: it would be good to collect a list of things we think we
> > should make progress on; not surprisingly, I'd nominate I18N for header
> > field values.
> 
> So, that's an interesting question.
> 
> If we want HTTP/1.1 <-> 2.0 gateways, and we don't want to force them to know
> about individual header semantics, that implies that we can't really change
> header encoding, doesn't it?

Unless we clearly define the transformation operation, which might be
lossy and advertised as one operational limit to such gateways.

Just my 2 cents,
Willy
Received on Saturday, 28 January 2012 00:06:54 GMT

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