Re: HTTP/2 extensions and proxies

On 1 October 2013 21:16, James M Snell <> wrote:
> What I'm saying is, you either pass the unknown end-to-end frames
> through or send an RST_STREAM... meaning, if you encounter an unknown
> frame on a stream and you don't intend to pass it through, you drop
> the entire stream, and not just that frame.

Maybe.  That seems like a pretty harsh way to discourage use of
extensions.  It does allow for the discovery of an extension-blocking
intermediary, but maybe there are better ways to expose that
information than RST_STREAM.  (You need a new RST_STREAM code for
this, certainly.)

Received on Wednesday, 2 October 2013 04:34:27 UTC