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Re: HTTP/2, "h2t" and protocol identifiers in general

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2014 18:19:38 +1300
Message-ID: <53116DEA.7070608@treenet.co.nz>
To: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 1/03/2014 3:25 p.m., Matthew Kerwin wrote:
> On 1 March 2014 11:57, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> 
>> On 1/03/2014 5:09 a.m., Mark Nottingham wrote:
>>>
>>> On 27 Feb 2014, at 6:22 pm, Martin Thomson wrote:
>>>
>>>> (As proposed by Mark, "h2" would be exclusively for HTTP/2 over
>>>> cleartext TCP; I'd prefer to swap the labels, but we know what we call
>>>> that sort of argument.)
>>>
>>> I'd be OK with "h2" for TLS and something like "h2p" (for "plaintext").
>>
>>
>> FWIW: I prefer the orginal proposal where the 't' signified the
>> injection of TLS layer between HTTP/2 and TCP.
>>
>>
> And my two cents, because I love painting sheds: I prefer 'h2s' for HTTP/2
> over TLS, for its symmetry with http/https.
> 

I thought about suggesting that, but we are actually wanting to *detach*
the symmetry.

 => h2t in the proxy cases TLS without meaning HTTPS specifically.

Amos
Received on Saturday, 1 March 2014 05:20:09 UTC

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