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Re: Do we kill the "Host:" header in HTTP/2 ?

From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2013 09:56:24 -0600
Message-ID: <CAK3OfOgYW8X9eqmW5n2ytaszD7S+aYKCOJ_DKH5Ny13-wBuiXA@mail.gmail.com>
To: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Cc: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 9:43 AM, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2013 1:50 AM, "Amos Jeffries" <squid3@treenet.co.nz> wrote:
>> This makes several assumptions which are false and will cause a lot of
>> trouble:
>>  1) scheme of URI is always http(s)://.
>
> Yes, it does make this assumption. It seems, rather safe to me. What other
> schemes do we need to support?

I don't think that's a safe assumption at all.  I've heard of other
schemes used in production systems (in enterprises, granted, but so
what, the same might be useful in the Internet).

Nico
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