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Re: HTTP/2.0 Magic

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 10:42:04 +0100
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20130221094204.GA8679@1wt.eu>
On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 08:23:19PM +1100, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> 
> On 21/02/2013, at 7:24 PM, Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> wrote:
> 
> > For instance, sending "HEAD /.upgrade HTTP/1.1" with the appropriate Host
> > should lead to various responses from 404 to 301, 302 etc on origin servers,
> > but nothing there allows an intermediary to upgrade.
> 
> Remember, this is just the magic, NOT the upgrade dance -- the only purpose is to cause a fast fail...

I agree, but if we cause the first local intermediary to fast fail, this
defeats the purpose of the new improved protocol !

Willy
Received on Thursday, 21 February 2013 09:42:33 GMT

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