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Re: Optimizations vs Functionality vs Architecture

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2012 21:30:35 +0000
To: Yoav Nir <ynir@checkpoint.com>
cc: Phillip Hallam-Baker <hallam@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <88238.1345584635@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <2A8028EE-0EEC-4E42-89C4-347C33F60B90@checkpoint.com>, Yoav Nir writ

>A requirement for downgrade creates too many restrictions, even if we throw
> SPDY away. The beginning of a 2.0 connection would have to look enough like
>1.x so as to fool existing servers. 

Yes, and ?


	HEAD / HTTP/1.1
	Upgrade: HTTP/2.0

as a preamble on a connection is not very expensive.

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