W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > April to June 2013

Re: "Magic" string

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 07:43:14 +1000
Cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2BDE3F8C-4C89-45E6-83B0-E9C87B8C381A@mnot.net>
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Let's task the editors as painters in this particular case, then.


On 21/05/2013, at 4:52 AM, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:

> For this bike shed, the shorter while still being effective, the better.
> 
> -=R
> 
> 
> On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 10:05 AM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> 
> 

--
Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Monday, 20 May 2013 21:43:40 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 1 March 2016 11:11:13 UTC