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RE: Finding consensus on alt-svc, was: http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-nottingham-httpbis-alt-svc as a normative reference in http/2

From: Rob Trace <Rob.Trace@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:09:02 +0000
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: "William Chan (陈智昌)" <willchan@chromium.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <985ad1b0904a47f2b4b0bd4e5c7740ff@BL2PR03MB372.namprd03.prod.outlook.com>
Thanks Julian,  that's correct.  My opinion is that Alt-Svc is not strictly needed for HTTP/2 and my concern would be that if the alt-svc conversation goes on for too long, it will impact HTTP/2.


-----Original Message-----
From: Julian Reschke [mailto:julian.reschke@gmx.de] 
Sent: Thursday, March 20, 2014 1:04 AM
To: Mark Nottingham
Cc: Rob Trace; "William Chan (陈智昌)"; HTTP Working Group
Subject: Re: Finding consensus on alt-svc, was: http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-nottingham-httpbis-alt-svc as a normative reference in http/2

On 2014-03-20 08:57, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> I don't think that's the case, Julian. Alt-Svc is used for many things; William has so far only expressed a reservation about one use case. Likewise, Rob's message was just about upgrade, not other uses of Alt-Svc.
>
> Cheers,
> ...

Rob said: "In particular, I do not want to see the Alt-Svc work further delaying HTTP/2." which IMHO implies that he think it's not strictly needed (otherwise the statement wouldn't make sense, right?).

Best regards, Julian
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