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Re: HTTP/2 Expression of luke-warm interest: Varnish

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 20:14:09 +0000
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>
Message-ID: <60166.1342469649@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CAP+FsNdJciE+r6PiyBzh4tgpDj0Vg6+9UkuF_7c+9ZMjgzo7Yg@mail.gmail.com>
, Roberto Peon writes:

>> What we should do now is throw the prototype away, and design a
>> serialization of HTTP which is as if not more efficient than deflate,
>> and which is less hostile to HTTP routers less prone to DoS
>> exploitation, and takes less memory footprint (code&data) to implement.
>We're all here to try to do that, as far as I know.   :)

Well, that's not the vibe that transmits all the way over here, from
here it sounds like: "adopt SPDY as the starting point, rearrange
the deck-chairs a bit then call it HTTP/2.0"

But the proof is in the pudding:  The best way to shut me up is to do
a damn good job.

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