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Re: websocket HTTP response parsing

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 11:23:14 +0200
Message-ID: <486C9A82.2030408@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> This isn't HTTP. It's WSP (Web Socket Protocol), which while it may 
> vaguely look like HTTP in the handshake, really isn't HTTP and shouldn't 
> be treated like HTTP.
> ...

So why then use a message format that looks like HTTP/1.1 in the first 
place?

And also, why not require an empty reason phrase (which would get rid of 
having plain text messages in English hardwired into the protocol)?

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 3 July 2008 09:24:02 GMT

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