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Re: Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-nottingham-httpbis-alt-svc-00.txt

From: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 07:42:45 -0400
Message-ID: <525D2A35.8060403@cisco.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Mark,

>From a security perspective this is an improvement over
draft-nottingham-http2-encryption.  Is the intent, therefore, to retire
that draft?  It does seem that someone should answer the question, "Why
not use DNS for this?"  There's even a reasonable answer, which is that
because this is a header, you are piggybacking it with data.

Eliot

On 10/15/13 3:57 AM, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> We talked about using a response header for negotiation last week, a
> la Alternate-Protocol, and one of my action items was to isolate the
> Alt-Svc proposal.
>
> This draft is a first cut at proposal. I'm particularly interested on
> feedback from client implementers on the straw-man interop testing
> proposal at the bottom.
>
> Cheers,
>
> P.S. Friendlier HTML attached.
>
>
>
>
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> > From: internet-drafts@ietf.org
> > Subject: New Version Notification for
> draft-nottingham-httpbis-alt-svc-00.txt
> > Date: 15 October 2013 12:54:42 AM PDT
> > To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
> >
> >
> > A new version of I-D, draft-nottingham-httpbis-alt-svc-00.txt
> > has been successfully submitted by Mark Nottingham and posted to the
> > IETF repository.
> >
> > Filename:      draft-nottingham-httpbis-alt-svc
> > Revision:      00
> > Title:                 HTTP Alternate Services
> > Creation date:         2013-10-14
> > Group:                 Individual Submission
> > Number of pages: 13
> > URL:            
> http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-nottingham-httpbis-alt-svc-00.txt
> > Status:         
> http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-nottingham-httpbis-alt-svc
> > Htmlized:       
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-nottingham-httpbis-alt-svc-00
> >
> >
> > Abstract:
> >   This document introduces "alternate services" to allow an HTTP
> >   origin's resources to be available at a seperate network location,
> >   possibly accessed with a different protocol configuration.
> >
> >   It also specifies one means of discovering alternate services, the
> >   "Alt-Svc" header field.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Please note that it may take a couple of minutes from the time of
> submission
> > until the htmlized version and diff are available at tools.ietf.org.
> >
> > The IETF Secretariat
> >
>
> --
> Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
>
>
>
Received on Tuesday, 15 October 2013 11:43:17 UTC

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