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Re: HTTP/2.0 Magic

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2013 00:38:04 -0800
Cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7321C9D8-65BB-401D-BA02-D999DD92231E@gbiv.com>
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
On Jan 31, 2013, at 11:34 PM, James M Snell wrote:

> +1 ... sending a simple "HTTP20<CRLF>" seems it would be sufficiently effective. The 20 is the major and minor version. The preamble for http/2.1 would be "HTTP21<CRLF>"

I suggest "spdy" is a more interesting prefix, and less likely to
be misinterpreted by parsers looking for "HTTP/1.1".  I am not sure
that having a minor version is useful in a binary protocol.

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