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Re: Support for gzip at the server #424

From: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2014 11:08:04 +1300
Message-ID: <53237DC4.8020701@treenet.co.nz>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 15/03/2014 10:11 a.m., Julian Reschke wrote:
> On 2014-03-14 18:06, Patrick McManus wrote:
>> receiving chunked requests is not supported with a high enough certainty
>> that anyone yet wants to send them in a generic web context. (apps that
>> know their server's capabilities apriori are a different story). HTTP/2
>> negotiation at first seems to make that easier, but supporting easy
>> gatewaying back to http/1.0 makes it hard again :(
> 
> Is gatewaying to *1.0* a goal at all?
> 
> If HTTP/2 is not the right moment to get over 1.0 limitations, when is
> it then?


Good point.

Any of the client UA people here have stats on how widespread 1.0
servers and proxies still are?

Amos
Received on Friday, 14 March 2014 22:08:34 UTC

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