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Re: :scheme and CONNECT method

From: Ilari Liusvaara <ilari.liusvaara@elisanet.fi>
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2013 00:06:21 +0300
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: William Chan (ι™ˆζ™Ίζ˜Œ) <willchan@chromium.org>, Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa <tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20130813210621.GB30652@LK-Perkele-VII>
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 09:40:18PM +0100, Martin Thomson wrote:
> On 13 August 2013 20:24, Ilari Liusvaara <ilari.liusvaara@elisanet.fi> wrote:
> > END_STREAM <----> Half-close
> 
> That reminds me.  Treating this as an approximation for a TCP
> connection isn't perfect if you permit the stream to remain half
> closed for a significant period.  I think that you have to treat
> END_STREAM as being equivalent to a TCP FIN.

At least for some things running over TCP one has to be able to half-
close the connection and precive peer's half-close or it just plain
won't work.

> > As note, this sort of stuff could also be applicable to upgrade
> > (internally emulate TCP connection)?
> 
> I see no reason to support upgrade.  We're providing plenty of other
> hooks for upgrading prior to commencing HTTP/2.0.  You can use ALPN or
> HTTP/1.1 Upgrade.

I don't mean X -> HTTP/2.0 upgrade, but upgrading a stream from HTTP/2.0
to something else.

E.g. Full-blown websockets implementation (as opposed to potentially
simplified one built into HTTP/2.0).

-Ilari
Received on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 21:06:45 UTC

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