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Re: HTTbis spec size, was: Rechartering HTTPbis

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 12:03:15 +1100
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <4385E41A-07B7-4161-BEC8-1162B912E231@mnot.net>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>

On 28/01/2012, at 9:28 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

> HTTP is short for Hyper-Text TRANSPORT Protocol and while we cannot
> do anything about the "Hyper-Text", (except be happy Tim didn't
> come out with 10 years earlier: "Turbo-Text Tranport Protocol"
> whould have been awful :-)  we can and should respect the TRANSPORT bit.

Actually, it's not. It's been "transfer" from day 1 (e.g., <http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/AsImplemented.html>).

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Monday, 30 January 2012 01:03:51 UTC

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