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Re: http/2 and "extensions"

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 06:23:52 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
cc: Matthew Kerwin <matthew@kerwin.net.au>, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <35058.1405491832@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABkgnnXxXUqSmXzQ_2VE5==bSdutBVPZBOBWzctLrydY8AHJ9g@mail.gmail.com>, Martin Thomson w
rites:
>On 15 July 2014 14:46, Matthew Kerwin <matthew@kerwin.net.au> wrote:
>> My feeling, coming from my encoded data thing, is that the more "real" the
>> extension (i.e. not just communicating nice-to-know metadata, but actually
>> doing something semantic), the more design and text is going to be dedicated
>> to dealing with unsupportive or broken peers.
>
>Which leads back to a preference for a new protocol label at that point.

What makes you think that broken proxies will not be broken in this aspect also ?

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