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Re: Upgrade status for impl draft 1

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:56:58 +0100
To: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20130222145658.GD14696@1wt.eu>
On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 03:49:35PM +0100, Eliot Lear wrote:
> On 2/22/13 3:43 PM, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> > 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.
> Just to be clear, you're encouraging not explicit configuration of a
> proxy by an end user but a DHCP option.  Right?

This can be an option, probably that mobile devices sold by the operator
could be pre-configured, I have no idea. I'm just talking about protocol
efficiency here, not about who is supposed to do his work :-)

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