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Re: HTTP2 Stream timeouts?

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2014 10:28:47 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnW4SRGCMUQceNn0SuBLotjdxQXiBbdAVcEfqbHBVm45ow@mail.gmail.com>
To: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 6 August 2014 23:01, Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com> wrote:
> Note that I can see at least one use-case for long held idle stream.
> Basically it is the long polling use-case of "protocol abuse".   Frameworks
> will still long poll over http2 and would benefit from a bit more certainty
> over how long an idle stream can be expected to live.  I can even imaging
> more creative protocol abuse where a long held stream is used to enable push
> promises to be sent, thus allowing arbitrary resources to be sent from
> server to client.

No way anyone would do that...

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