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Re: Charter revision

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 12:21:00 +0100
Message-ID: <4F34FD9C.4030408@gmx.de>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2012-02-10 12:14, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message<8467DC8F-2F8A-4F71-8C70-547716EB9088@mnot.net>, Mark Nottingham wri
> tes:
>
>> This is a detailed work plan, not a way to find agreement on an approach
>> (which is what many people -- including you -- have said they want).
>
> It absolutely is, but I find that it is a much better idea to write
> abstract based on concrete, than the other way around.
>
> The reason why I responded with my list is that I did not read your
> proposed charter as supporting getting from the A we have to the B
> we, or at least I, want.
>
> In particular there was no mention of formalizing the semantics/transport
> split that gave me an indication that this was to even be a, and
> certainly not *the*, major goal.
> ...

Actually, it is already a goal for HTTPbis; Parts 2..7 should be 
independent of transport.

> To me, your charter sounds like the httpbis WG will graft a single new
> transport protocol onto HTTP/1.1bis and call it HTTP/2.0.
>
> If I can read it that way, I leve to your imagination what headline
> ComputerWorld will put on it.

I would be surprised if they care about technical details like that :-)
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