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Re: The use of binary data in any part of HTTP 2.0 is not good

From: (wrong string) 陈智昌 <willchan@chromium.org>
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 14:36:56 -0800
Message-ID: <CAA4WUYhkVBRAyY1O32aOiWB8=46SBidFOjKH+e7PGbB7mKzmiQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Pablo <paa.listas@gmail.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
There are many advantages to using binary data. If you would like a
textual representation of a protocol, I advise using a utility to
generate one for you.

On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 2:20 PM, Pablo <paa.listas@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
>    I have readed this document
> http://dev.chromium.org/spdy/spdy-protocol/spdy-protocol-draft1 today [1].
>
> I just wanted to say that I think that the use of any binary data (framing,
> header compression, etc.) in any place of the "header" part of HTTP protocol
> is not good; so, please only use plaintext for HTTP 2.0 because, otherwise,
> that will make very difficult to "see" the headers's protocol :)
>
> Thats all,
> Thanks for reading this few lines, sorry for my basic English, and I hope
> that you can re-think all this of using binary data in any part of HTTP X.X
> (ej: session layer).
>
>
> [1] I started knowing about HTTP 2.0 here:
> http://webscannotes.com/2012/10/09/http-2-0-officially-in-the-works/
>
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