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Re: Stuck in a train -- reading HTTP/2 draft.

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:06:07 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
cc: Jason Greene <jason.greene@redhat.com>, Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3079.1403121967@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <CABkgnnVvVeakL5H5EWyhmueviUZL0Y83d_8kTL3WMeZtkhoS9A@mail.gmail.com>
, Martin Thomson writes:
>On 18 June 2014 12:19, Jason Greene <jason.greene@redhat.com> wrote:
>>> Given that the Date header is hop-by-hop and not used for anything
>>> relevant, why don't we just point at NTP and drop it entirely ?
>>
>> Pretty please!
>
>That change is specifically not in scope for HTTP/2, but now that we
>basically done there, we can certainly discuss this.  It's certainly
>in scope for the working group though.

Why wouldn't it be in scope ?

Date is a hop-by-hop header, if it serves no use on a HTTP/2.0 to
HTTP/2.0 hop, we can eliminate it, just like we eliminated the
double CRNL after the headers, because it serves no use.

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