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Re: A proposal

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:21:44 +1100
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <B7DB6DE6-84B7-4774-9797-E1D5EBA81953@mnot.net>
To: Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>
Hi Nicolas, 

On 18 Nov 2013, at 8:19 pm, Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net> wrote:

> Le Lun 18 novembre 2013 04:12, Mark Nottingham a écrit :
>> * We can compromise and agree upon when and where HTTP/2 can be used for
>> http:// URLs (e.g., for .local and RFC1918 addresses, and/or when
>> alternate mechanisms for important aspects of security are layered in,
>> whether that's opportunistic encryption or something else). This is where
>> I think more discussion will help.
> I'm not sure one can identify "internal" addresses technically. "Internal"
> corporate wans can be quite large and span multiple continents and address
> classes

This sketch of a proposal wasn’t meant to address that case; it’s more for local / home printers, IoT, etc.

There’s a parallel discussion of “explicit proxies” that is more aimed at the enterprise case, as I understand it. That has very different properties that we need to figure out, of course. 


Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Monday, 18 November 2013 09:22:12 UTC

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