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Re: New Version Notification for draft-nottingham-http2-encryption-02.txt

From: Michael Sweet <msweet@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 10:32:10 -0500
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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To: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>

On Dec 18, 2013, at 3:00 AM, Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com> wrote:
> ...
>> I.e., we're not required to make HTTP/2 a replacement for HTTP/1 *in the market*, as such; only to make the specs suitable for it. 
> To answer your other question and the charter, since you went there, I
> don't really see a net benefit for most non-browser uses.  We've limited

From a resource perspective alone I think multiplexing requests over a single connection is a major win for any HTTP-based RPC protocol (IPP, SOAP, REST, etc.) where you expect to send or receive more than one message.

Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair

Received on Wednesday, 18 December 2013 15:32:41 UTC

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