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Re: Straw-man for our next charter

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2012 18:53:22 +1200
Message-ID: <50138C62.3020407@treenet.co.nz>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 28/07/2012 6:39 p.m., Larry Masinter wrote:
> re changes to semantics: consider the possibility of eliminating 
> "sniffing" in HTTP/2.0. If sniffing is justified for compatibility 
> with deployed servers, could we eliminate sniffing for 2.0 sites?
>
> It would improve reliability, security, and even performance. Yes, 
> popular browsers would have to agree not to sniff sites running 2.0, 
> so that sites wanting 2:0 benefits will fix their configuration.
>
> Likely there are many other warts that can be removed if there is a 
> version upgrade.

Which of the several meanings of "sniffing" are you talking about exactly?

AYJ
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