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Re: Moving forward with HTTP/2.0: proposed charter

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2012 14:31:56 -0700
Message-ID: <CABP7RbdWZ0WcuZA-grvJiSSBHxYGwr_fHFNv4B0qU2da=NYvrg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:

> [snip]
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> Any such scheme is going to have to balance the concerns and gain
> consensus; e.g., telling people that new headers have to be defined twice
> (as HTTP/1.x and HTTP/2.x) probably isn't going to fly, because of the
> burdens that places on new headers as well as intermediaries.
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Indeed. What would be far more likely (and useful) is to define *new*
headers strictly in HTTP/2.x terms and provide a canonical translation of
those into 1.1. Implementors that care about the new headers will make it
work; implementors who don't could easily ignore them.

Regardless, thank you for the clarification

- James


> Cheers,
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> Mark Nottingham
> http://www.mnot.net/
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