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Re: HTTP2 Expression of Interest

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sun, 15 Jul 2012 12:27:56 +0000
To: Phillip Hallam-Baker <hallam@gmail.com>
cc: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>, Doug Beaver <doug@fb.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <54028.1342355276@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CAMm+LwjYUjpELfi=t3UAOXBYUWWuFD08df58rPvg3Wx=fBrNzQ@mail.gmail.com>
, Phillip Hallam-Baker writes:

>I can't see a value to mandating use of TLS in HTTP/2.0. 

Lets move it back one step further:

There is negative value in mandating crypto in HTTP/2.0 because it
will make HTTP/2.0 unattractive to the people who refer to themselves
as "in the multimedia business".

These people deliver about 1/3-1/2 half of all HTTP traffic on the
Internet in a fetching range of skin-tones.

Please don't try to push political agendas, like mandatory encryption,
with technical means.

It doesn't work.

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
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