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Re: Backwards compatibility

From: Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>
Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2012 16:31:17 +0000
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>, William Chan (Dz) <willchan@chromium.org>, "<ietf-http-wg@w3.org>" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <2AEA98EC-A70F-452A-995A-94CA13E5A636@netflix.com>
Interesting - I knew this was not a new idea, but did not know about this draft.

Any idea why it did not catch on back then ? I could imagine at that time pipelining was not widely enough supported to make this interesting.

...Mark

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On Mar 31, 2012, at 3:06 AM, "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:

> Hi Mark,
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> On 31/03/2012, at 3:03 AM, Mark Watson wrote:
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>> I was assuming you could avoid the head-of-line blocking with an extension that allows out-of-order responses.
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> That's been tried in the past; see:
>  http://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-mogul-http-ooo-00.txt

> 
> Regards,
> 
> --
> Mark Nottingham
> http://www.mnot.net/

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