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Re: multiplexing -- don't do it

From: patrick mcmanus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2012 20:07:48 -0400
Message-ID: <4F7A3F54.4060604@mozilla.com>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 4/2/2012 7:55 PM, William Chan (???) wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 1:47 AM, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz 
> <mailto:squid3@treenet.co.nz>> wrote:
>     The 8+ years we have had bugs open against Firefox explaining the
>     use-cases, what is needed and even describing potential
>     configuration specs say otherwise.
>     Instead admin are forced to rollout a Firefox proxy config plugin
>     which almost but not quite works, and these days both of them
>     breaks for a few weeks out of each month.
If we build a strong definition of this stuff around HTTP/2 that will 
clearly be a priority and I feel confident in saying firefox will 
support that.

If you're interested in HTTPS proxy support before that I think we need 
to figure out how to fully bake the "don't proxy my bank session" use 
case in a way that is better than just letting the admin supplied wpad 
script make the decision. When not in a HTTP/2 context that's really 
outside the scope of httpbis though - feel free to write me directly if 
you want to pursue it.

Received on Tuesday, 3 April 2012 00:08:14 UTC

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