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Re: GOAWAY and proxies (#458)

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 2 May 2014 11:45:57 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnW9Z49Zu9m3ps-jqG8stkbwKLjdn6gpjndWeO+RbRHKoQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Sommermann <dcsommer@fb.com>
Cc: William Chan (ι™ˆζ™Ίζ˜Œ) <willchan@chromium.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2 May 2014 11:43, Daniel Sommermann <dcsommer@fb.com> wrote:
> Great point, and this was something I wasn't happy with in my first draft.
> My only concern with your text is that there is no SHOULD. That would be
> fine if this was only a problem on private networks, but this problem also
> applies to forward proxies, so HTTP/2 servers on the internet at large
> SHOULD implement this behavior.

I'm not that much of a fan of normative language that isn't MUST, but
I get your point.  Yes, the world would be a better place if everyone
did this.

If the server is attempting to gracefully shut down a
connection, it can send
A server that is attempting to gracefully shut down a
connection, SHOULD send
Received on Friday, 2 May 2014 18:46:24 UTC

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