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Re: [tsvwg] The List (of application-layer desired features)

From: Ryan Hamilton <rch@google.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 09:18:13 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJ_4DfR=pZQQDjgvFdc6uGX-BZqnsENgUPJ9NzFDDjb7bCQ+rA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michael Tuexen <Michael.Tuexen@lurchi.franken.de>
Cc: Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>, Michael Welzl <michawe@ifi.uio.no>, William Chan <willchan@google.com>, Yoav Nir <ynir@checkpoint.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "tsvwg@ietf.org" <tsvwg@ietf.org>
On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 8:40 AM, Michael Tuexen
<Michael.Tuexen@lurchi.franken.de> wrote:
> None of this is a goal. I like to understand which services/features/properties
> are considered to be useful or required by the HTTP people. Then we can see
> which protocol fits best (maybe TCP, maybe TCP Minion, maybe SCTP with extensions,
> maybe QUIC, maybe something which doesn't exist yet). Evaluation at this
> step really requires prototyping. I agree completely here.
>>
>> Useful goals would be:
>>       - making web pages load 10x faster
>>       - making servers that scale to 1B users
>>       - making the web accessible to more 10x people
>>       - eliminating privacy leaks, phishing scams, etc
> I agree to all of them. But we have to find a way from these goals to
> technical features of the protocols...

Perhaps the best way to do this is to build a protocol and demonstrate
that it achieves these goals?

Cheers,

Ryan
Received on Thursday, 29 August 2013 16:18:40 UTC

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