Re: Straw-man for our next charter

On 28/07/2012 6:39 p.m., Larry Masinter wrote:
> re changes to semantics: consider the possibility of eliminating 
> "sniffing" in HTTP/2.0. If sniffing is justified for compatibility 
> with deployed servers, could we eliminate sniffing for 2.0 sites?
> It would improve reliability, security, and even performance. Yes, 
> popular browsers would have to agree not to sniff sites running 2.0, 
> so that sites wanting 2:0 benefits will fix their configuration.
> Likely there are many other warts that can be removed if there is a 
> version upgrade.

Which of the several meanings of "sniffing" are you talking about exactly?


Received on Saturday, 28 July 2012 06:53:58 UTC