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Re: :scheme and CONNECT method

From: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2013 14:14:54 -0700
Message-ID: <CABP7Rbe2JLNUiFxu7WuBOy30uujXFMQFiUU9BPpz9uy3YqJfoQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: William Chan (陈智昌) <willchan@chromium.org>
Cc: Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa <tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
While I'm certainly not going to spend any time arguing this one much,
my vote is to deprecate CONNECT in HTTP/2 with the recognition that
doing so removes a feature that currently exists in HTTP/1. Later, a
better approach for handling the use case can be determined.

On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 7:42 AM, William Chan (陈智昌)
<willchan@chromium.org> wrote:
> Great catch again! You're describing behavior that we've implemented in
> Chromium
> (https://code.google.com/p/chromium/codesearch#chromium/src/net/spdy/spdy_proxy_client_socket.cc&q=spdy_proxy_client_socket.cc&sq=package:chromium&l=368)
> to get SPDY proxies to work with CONNECT, but we never wrote out in the SPDY
> spec, since we've been bad people and have forgotten to write everything
> down. I think we may need to separately discuss HTTP CONNECT mapping to
> HTTP/2. I suggest opening an issue for this.
> On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 4:23 PM, Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa <tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> draft-05 says that :scheme MUST be present in HTTP request.
>> If client sends to CONNECT method to the middle box, which value
>> should be sent as :scheme? http?
>> For the reference, the current SPDY proxy (aka secure proxy) omits
>> :scheme. For example, CONNECT to remote example.org:443 via
>> proxy, chrome sends the followings:
>> :method => CONNECT
>> :host => example.org
>> :path => example:org:443
>> :version => HTTP/1.1
>> :version is not omitted in HTTP/2.0, so it can be ignored.
>> Best regards,
>> Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa
Received on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 21:15:40 UTC

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