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Re: Rechartering HTTPbis

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 11:52:47 +1100
Cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <18BC4203-DFC2-4463-884A-F5369CCADEBE@mnot.net>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>

On 26/01/2012, at 4:01 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> In message <20120125165341.GB4561@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:
>> Poul-Henning,
>> On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 04:10:39PM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>>> But rather that sit and design it here, lets do a call for proposals
>>> and see who can come up with the best and simplest ideas.
>> The benefit of a working group is that we can emerge much better design
>> by discussing together than a number of individuals can invent alone.
> Absolutely.  But the first point is to find out what we want to
> discuss, and it is far from clear that there is any consensus or
> even representation in this WG for all the stakeholders.
> Gets get some strawmen on the table, then we can discuss.


And to make it clear, part of the reason for calling for proposals is to avoid having every detail of their generation discussed on this list; we simply can't start from first principles and do a ground-up protocol design here. 


Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Saturday, 28 January 2012 00:53:18 UTC

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