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Re: TLS at transport level vs stream multiplexing and aggregation (http "routers")

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2013 23:06:48 +0000
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
cc: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>, Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>, Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>, Mike Belshe <mike@belshe.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <58827.1384729608@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <20131117225637.GD18577@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:
>On Sun, Nov 17, 2013 at 02:30:03PM -0800, Roberto Peon wrote:

>I would personally like to see encryption used only on what *needs*
>to be encrypted so that "routing" HTTP doesn't require decrypting
>for most standard cases. We're not there yet...

That would be one of the best ways HTTP/2.0 could improve
performance over HTTP/1.1...

Routing encrypted transactions is perfectly feasible, we just
have to define a non-encrypted routable envelope (Host: + non-query
part of URL).

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