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Re: HTTP -> Messages -> Transport factoring

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 21:27:23 +0200
To: Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, "William Chan (?????????)" <willchan@chromium.org>, patrick mcmanus <pmcmanus@mozilla.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, Peter L <bizzbyster@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <20120405192723.GP24982@1wt.eu>

On Thu, Apr 05, 2012 at 09:55:18AM -0700, Mike Belshe wrote:
> In general, I think we should stop talking about unknown transports or
> transports which we don't think are targets (and I put SCTP into this
> category).  Designing for transports that don't exist is likely to make our
> implementations on the transports that do exist (TCP) watered down or
> worse.  In other words, the least-common-denominator sucks....  Further,
> NOBODY is going to implement HTTP/2.0 on the unknown transport.  So
> whatever we do design for these unknown transports will be untested and
> purely theoretical.

+1, let's keep that for later, we just need not to overdesign in order not
to make this harder later.

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