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RE: http/2 & hpack protocol review

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 05 May 2014 17:43:00 +0200
Message-ID: <5367B184.6090900@gmx.de>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com>, "K.Morgan@iaea.org" <K.Morgan@iaea.org>
CC: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "C.Brunhuber@iaea.org" <C.Brunhuber@iaea.org>
On 2014-05-05 17:31, Larry Masinter wrote:
> Perhaps an update to BCP 56 (akahttp://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3205.txt  ) “On the use of HTTP as a Substrate” and explicit warnings about the inappropriateness of HTTP/2 for these other applications belongs in the HTTP2 introduction.
> Larry
> ...

If HTTP/2 is inappropriate for a case where HTTP/1.1, that's a problem 
we need to solve. This WG is chartered to define a new protocol version 
that can *replace* HTTP/1.1.

So I'd really like to see something more concrete than "it's too 
complex". After all, correctly parsing text messages is complex as well, 
and that part is gone in HTTP/2.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 5 May 2014 15:43:37 UTC

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