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Re: Giving the Framing Layer a real name

From: Carsten Bormann <cabo@tzi.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 20:11:07 +0100
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C45A7BCF-AF31-4E6A-BCEB-330CBA49EED7@tzi.org>
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
On Feb 27, 2013, at 19:51, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:

> websockets

I don't get it.

Websockets is mostly an agreement protocol to avoid unwanted communication out of a sandbox.
(It also adds a quantum of addressing, and some middlebox massaging.)

What does that have in common with a framing layer for a transfer protocol?

For me stopping the urge to port websockets to it is the most important example for not wanting to factor out that layer.

(And, anyway, couldn't Websockets simply be left alone for a decade or so?
The process leading up to it was painful enough.)

Gre, Carsten
Received on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 19:11:38 UTC

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