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Re: Optimizations vs Functionality vs Architecture

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 08:11:32 -0700
Message-ID: <CABP7RbdAzeZ2TfFe6f=ZLyHAomVTRGzoA6YRXzcA2D1Y8dBggA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Cc: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
I would say no. It's no different, for instance, than using any other
tcp-based protocol.. you wouldn't use http to determine if ftp is
supported, for instance. The upgrade path should only be required when we
try to use HTTP 2.0 on port 80.

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 8:03 AM, Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com> wrote:

>
> On 8/22/12 4:43 AM, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> > * DNS SRV records easily perform end-to-end detection. But HTTP
> > requires next-hop detection.
>
> Is that true for ports other than 80?  That is- if you have an
> indication to use, say, port 880, and you're going right to SPDY, do you
> need next-hop detection for purposes of versioning at least?
>
> Eliot
>
>
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