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#537: Remove segments (consensus call)

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2014 15:02:22 +1000
Cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <0916C49C-C537-4977-A209-2923E3BC4FAA@mnot.net>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
<https://github.com/http2/http2-spec/issues/537>

On 1 Jul 2014, at 4:40 am, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 30 June 2014 11:23, David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> That's an argument for the new application negotiation token.
>> 
>> Such a proxy should only be put in a place where no negotiation is necessary. Bailing out at any END_SEGMENT would be acceptable then.
> 
> There's an obvious counterargument to that one...
> 
> That's fine, but if you want to operate sans-standard, then you can
> add your own END_SEGMENT.
> 
> I really don't care either way here.  I'm just enumerating the
> options, and noting that what is currently specified isn't
> particularly well-supported.  Our responsibility is to either more
> clearly define it, or remove it.

Agreed.

It sounds like we're leaning towards removing it - can people live with that?


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