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Re: Upgrade status for impl draft 1

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:43:42 +0100
To: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20130222144342.GC14696@1wt.eu>
On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 03:33:23PM +0100, Eliot Lear wrote:
> Willy,
> 
> Putting aside the rest of your post...
> 
> On 2/22/13 8:02 AM, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> > If 2->1 proxies
> > are deployed, then we lose all benefits for 2.0 by terminating the
> > optimizations close to the client. 
> 
>  Consider the case of 3G clients, where header compression might
> actually provide 3g (and other low bandwidth) h/w a boost.

I'm well aware of this one, but it's already covered by devices installed
in place at providers, and would be much better handled by having an
explicit proxy configured (to save a DNS lookup and optimize connection
reuse) than just relying on the magic we need to detect the rest of the
world's compatibility.

Regards,
Willy
Received on Friday, 22 February 2013 14:44:18 GMT

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