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Re: Framing the proxy discussion: does HTTP2 come with new proxy mechanism ?

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:03:00 +1000
Cc: "emile.stephan@orange.com" <emile.stephan@orange.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <792DCEB6-338F-4E0A-AC2A-D688A2240D1F@mnot.net>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>

On 24 Jun 2014, at 3:15 am, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 23 June 2014 04:18,  <emile.stephan@orange.com> wrote:
>> It is true that there is nothing about proxy in the HTTPbis charter. It does not mean that HTTP2 does not introduce new proxy mechanism. IMO, the connection management of HTTP2 where resources of multiple domains and of multiples schemes are multiplexed in a single connection is a new proxy mechanism.
> 
> Technically, it's a gateway mechanism.  That's a critical distinction here.

Indeed. Besides which, HTTP/1 allows multiple authorities to be carried over one connection to a configured proxy.

Regards,


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