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Re: The HTTP vs SPDY debate

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 15:00:39 +0200
To: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120329130039.GA5602@1wt.eu>
On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 08:44:19AM -0400, Karl Dubost wrote:
> 
> Le 29 mars 2012 à 08:22, Willy Tarreau a écrit :
> > We could then get to a point where :
> >  - an http:// scheme indicates a connection to HTTP/1.x or 2.x server
> >  - an https:// scheme indicates a connection to HTTP/1.x or 2.x server
> >    via an SSL/TLS layer
> >  - a spdy:// scheme indicates a connection to HTTP/1.x or 2.x server
> >    via a SPDY layer
> 
> 
> Usually with 
> 
>     <img src="//example.org/foo.png" alt=""/>
> 
> you can create content which is easily interact with http and https 
> without headaches (except for IE I think). It creates a nicer transition 
> path from http to https.
> 
> I wonder if this would work with SPDY too.

I was not aware of this trick, this is very useful !
I think that at one point we'll get pages which only display contents
using the same scheme for the whole page, but I may be wrong.

Willy
Received on Thursday, 29 March 2012 13:01:41 GMT

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