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Re: Please admit defeat (was: Our Schedule)

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2014 20:53:15 +1000
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <AFF9201F-0666-47D9-9C94-99BD41FCE5B0@mnot.net>
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>

On 26 May 2014, at 8:50 pm, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:

> In message <41909C86-C128-4841-9E53-B1DF9B92B75C@mnot.net>, Mark Nottingham wri
> tes:
> We're wandering out into the weeds here Mark, lets get back to my
> proposal:
> HTTP/2.0 is not enough of an improvement to warrant going on the
> standards track, and that it should be dropped for that reason,
> rather than make a lot of people waste a lot of time and expose the
> net to more new complex software with new bugs.
> If and when we are going to attempt again, we should start out
> trying to find out what problems should be addressed and which
> shouldn't, but that is an entirely different disussion, and I'll
> be happy to take that discussion at that time, with or without
> HTTP/2.0 in the picture.
> But right now, my argument is that HTTP/2.0 is not good enough
> that we should push it on the net at large.


I suspect we’ll be discussing this more at our upcoming meeting, as well as on-list.

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Monday, 26 May 2014 10:53:44 UTC

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