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Re: "Magic" string

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 20 May 2013 10:05:40 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnVTtEDj_n+X=4T5oUO_OSh42S5thr4L=HLH4cNu6mtyww@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 19 May 2013 20:22, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> We've currently incorporated the magic as:
>
>> The client connection header is a sequence of 25 octets (in hex notation)
>>
>> 464f4f202a20485454502f322e300d0a0d0a4241520d0a0d0a
>> (the string FOO * HTTP/2.0\r\n\r\nBAR\r\n\r\n) followed by a SETTINGS frame (Section 3.8.4).
>
> That string was based upon the quick testing I did a while back.
>
> I'm curious to know how people feel about this; while it's cosmetic, do we want to do something a little more... expected, like:
>
> START * HTTP/2.0\r\n\r\nGO\r\n\r\n

I don't care.  Existence > colour for this particular bike shed.

But I do know that 5 characters isn't going to fly.  I know at least
one (major) implementation that only expects 3 or 4 characters before
the space.
Received on Monday, 20 May 2013 17:06:11 UTC

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