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Re: debug field in GOAWAY

From: Hasan Khalil <mian.hasan.khalil@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:47:20 +0000
Message-ID: <CAOfQJtdT4oQHB1pk1jq7ervbj_RMRZvcuq6WopDF+bKsepfFXw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Cory Benfield <cory@lukasa.co.uk>, Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa <tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Google have implemented it, but not launched anything to the general public
yet. It has been useful during development, though, and I expect it to be
very useful in deployment as well.

The complexity here is, as stated, very low.

On Fri Feb 21 2014 at 9:47:24 AM, Cory Benfield <cory@lukasa.co.uk> wrote:

> On 21 February 2014 14:36, Tatsuhiro Tsujikawa <tatsuhiro.t@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > We have 17 implementations so far. Are there anyone who use debug field
> in
> > GOAWAY in a meaningful way?
>
> Hyper doesn't use it, and the most it'd ever do with it is throw it in
> exceptions or print it in logs: I doubt it will ever take action on
> it.
>
> However, on a purely selfish level I don't object to having it there.
> It doesn't add any significant complexity to my code or to my users'
> code, and there's no spec requirement that I pay any attention to it
> at all. From a pure implementation standpoint I treat that field as
> opaque data, and so I'm happy to take it or leave it.
>
> Of course, if someone has a philosophical reason to remove it or keep
> it in I'll happily defer to their wisdom.
>
> Cory
>
>
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