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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.


+1

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. 

Regards,

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Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
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