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Re: :scheme, was: consensus on :query ?

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:54:00 +1200
Message-ID: <53D0BB98.7040503@treenet.co.nz>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 24/07/2014 5:15 p.m., Greg Wilkins wrote:
> On 24 July 2014 15:02, Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com> wrote:
> 
>> so that when a client sends the http2 equivalent of
>>
>> GET ftp://ftp.somewhere.com/file /HTTP/1.1
>>
>> to a proxy, we can do it.
>>
> 
> That's a reasonable usage.
> 
> But distinguishing between http and https is not.

Yes it is. There are non-browser clients out there today which rely on
the proxy performing TLS. These clients send URI begining with https://
instead of http:// to the proxy.

Amos
Received on Thursday, 24 July 2014 07:54:45 UTC

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