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Re: Project idea

From: Ilya Grigorik <ilya@igvita.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 10:34:08 -0700
Message-ID: <CAKRe7JEveODs+=HAiRW5eA83RaUGzRE-OjyPzkyn1q0j4M0EhA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Gábor Molnár <gabor.molnar@sch.bme.hu>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Hi Gabor.

Just in case, make sure you check out:
https://github.com/indutny/node-spdy- works very well.

ig

On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 5:51 AM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:

> Hi Gábor,
>
> Our current plan is to have something suitable for implementation by early
> summer, so this is feasible.
>
> Of course, that's not a guarantee; we'll need to choose a header
> compression algorithm by then. However, if you architect well, this
> shouldn't be a showstopper, since you can plug new compression algorithms
> in later.
>
> If you decide to proceed, please do keep us informed; I'm sure people here
> would be interested and willing to provide feedback.
>
> Regards,
>
>
>
> On 14/03/2013, at 7:58 AM, Gábor Molnár <gabor.molnar@sch.bme.hu> wrote:
>
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I'd like to hear your opinion about a project that would result in an
> early prototype implementation of HTTP2 (as a node.js module) by the end of
> the summer. I am a student, and this is a project idea for the 2013 Google
> Summer of Code, but I'd like to do some preliminary research about the
> feasibility of the idea before contacting any mentoring organization with
> it.
> >
> > The project would look very similar to Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa's great
> sdpylay suite (it would include a simple server as well as a command line
> client and debugging tools besides the core library) except that it would
> be written in JavaScript for node.js (that would make prototyping much
> easier compared to  C or C++). The emphasis would be on easy-to-understand
> and well documented code instead of performance.
> >
> > I know that the current state of the standard is not suitable for
> implementation yet. Do you think that it will mature fast enough to start
> implementing an early prototype it in the summer?
> >
> > Please share your thoughts about the idea.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >    Gábor Molnár
> >
> >
>
> --
> Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
>
>
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