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Re: Misc review notes for draft-18 p1

From: Henrik Nordström <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2012 05:10:40 +0100
Message-ID: <1328501440.16728.127.camel@home.henriknordstrom.net>
To: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
mån 2012-01-30 klockan 13:00 +1300 skrev Amos Jeffries:

> I have a client in a situation which requires relaying CONNECT requests 
> between proxies. We can safely negotiate chunking between two 1.1 
> proxies to enable keep-alive optimizations on these, if it were to be 
> defined as having no body at all that would break.
> The same problem may also apply to Upgrade for unknown protocols. When 
> the upgraded protocol is completed, having the handlers close the 
> connection and cycle through TCP TIME_WAIT instead of cleanly releasing 
> it for re-use by the outer layer protocol again would be a major annoyance.

CONNECT and Upgrade is both in the same boat of making tunnels, not
proxying as such.

Try avoid abusing CONNECT (or Upgrade) for uses it's not intented for.

Received on Monday, 6 February 2012 04:11:57 UTC

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