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Re: intermediaries, implicit gzip, etags, no-transform

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:19:26 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnX9+sf=1RmgyK498ZQwDX+tbAVinck4wpzUgTt4RyH4Cw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Johnny Graettinger <jgraettinger@chromium.org>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Michael Piatek <piatek@google.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 20 June 2014 14:08, Johnny Graettinger <jgraettinger@chromium.org> wrote:
>> We just (two weeks ago) killed implicit gzip in HTTP/2, so we're pretty
>> sure it's a serious problem.
> My recollection (and that of the meeting minutes) was that we killed
> implicit gzip because there are gnarly HTTP/1 spec conformance issues, and a
> similar outcome can be achieved if first-mover HTTP/2 deployments refuse
> HTTP/2 requests with a-e: identity. I don't recall it being substantiated as
> a "serious problem" in that conversation.

We killed it so that we could avoid having to talk about it any more.
That worked out well, didn't it?
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