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Re: on DNS records

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 11:56:10 +1100
Cc: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <4FC84233-30D4-4D45-87CC-302C9E5044B4@mnot.net>
To: Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>

On 15/11/2012, at 11:54 AM, Patrick McManus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com> wrote:
> 
> - Are we advertising that port 80 is capable of HTTP/2, or an alternate port for HTTP/2, or (capable of) both?
> 
> imo it has to be an arbitrary port.. if you send anything other than http/1 on port 80 across the general internet you'll get some breakage.

Agreed... however, I don't see a reason to make it impossible to say "I support HTTP/2 on port 80 too", so the client can optimistically try to use it first (as long as it can handle breakage).

Cheers,



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