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Re: SPDY = HTTP/2.0 or not ?

From: Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>
Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2012 13:20:21 +0200
Message-ID: <4F6EFF75.2070101@stpeter.im>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
CC: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "William Chan (ι™ˆζ™Ίζ˜Œ)" <willchan@chromium.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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On 3/25/12 12:59 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <4F6E5D90.9050904@gmx.de>, Julian Reschke writes:
>>> Since it's possible to layer different (future) versions of HTTP on top
>>> of SPDY, don't we need the ":version" header to preserve all
>>> information? And similarly, we can conceivably handle different schemes
>>> over SPDY, such as https (the obvious one), http, ws, wss, etc, so I
>>> think including ":scheme" is important.
>> If we see SPDY as a transport layer only yes; if we consider it 
>> HTTP/2.0; maybe not.
> Ok, can we just settle this once and for all ?

That's the point of the recent recharter to the HTTPBIS WG:


Specifically, if people have proposals, encourage them to write
Internet-Drafts. :)


Peter Saint-Andre
Received on Sunday, 25 March 2012 11:20:51 UTC

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