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Re: HTTP 2.0 mandatory security vs. Amateur Radio

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 21:33:42 +0100
Message-ID: <528533A6.3090006@gmx.de>
To: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Bruce Perens <bruce@perens.com>, Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>
On 2013-11-14 21:25, Roberto Peon wrote:
> As I seem to be saying over and over...
>
> We can wish for plaintext http2 over the internet on port 80 as much as
> we want, but it won't happen since it is not reliable, and the nature of
> that unreliability is not predictable.
>
> Few websites will be willing to turn on http2 if it means losing 10-20%
> of their user base. And that really is what we are talking about.
>
> -=R

It may very well be true that the best we can come up with isn't 
deployable on the public internet where you need to deal with broken 
intermediaries. But that's different from giving up right now.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 14 November 2013 20:34:14 UTC

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