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Re: http/2 & hpack protocol review

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Tue, 06 May 2014 12:50:13 +0000
To: Cory Benfield <cory@lukasa.co.uk>
cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, Yoav Nir <ynir.ietf@gmail.com>, "K.Morgan@iaea.org" <K.Morgan@iaea.org>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "C.Brunhuber@iaea.org" <C.Brunhuber@iaea.org>
Message-ID: <95223.1399380613@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CAH_hAJEcBtjxu=oyjiMRTCmFrQY7ZwOem9BauHsxFFSUZCHpCg@mail.gmail.com>
, Cory Benfield writes:

>I think that ship has sailed.
>
>[...]
>
>Certainly, in the world of client side HTTP libraries we're expecting
>that HTTP/2 will not supplant HTTP/1.1. We're not even sure that
>HTTP/2 will become the default.

Or for that matter:  If HTTP/2 will be an improvement in the first place.

I've yet to see any numbers that justify technical cost of the added
complexity.

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