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Re: http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-nottingham-httpbis-alt-svc as a normative reference in http/2

From: Nicholas Hurley <hurley@todesschaf.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:41:39 -0700
Message-ID: <CANV5PPVa3TJjVrBLrHH6rOejeb_Ot=rNMnFVWwJEnJSYv6FG4Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: William Chan (陈智昌) <willchan@chromium.org>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 7:39 PM, William Chan (陈智昌)

> I've asked a few people, and their recollection (and mine) is different
>> from yours. The minutes also seem to support my interpretation.
> I'd appreciate those people coming up and stating that. I'm honestly just
> saying what I remember, and I'm fine with people disagreeing with my
> understanding of what happened. I just don't want it to happen quietly. I
> mean, Pat, is my description that far off from what you remember? I
> remember you telling me that Stephen was confused about when was
> appropriate for him to argue the case for opportunistic encryption. And I
> remember being at the mic when the hum was taken and saying that I wasn't
> sure what we were agreeing to in the hum.
So I haven't talked to Mark about this (so I'm not even in his un-listed
list above), but my recollection matches his. I distinctly remember walking
out of the room with a sense that we had come to a good place, where
basically every intended use case (plaintext http://, https://, and
was going to be documented as part of the spec. The question of whether or
not some things would be in a (normatively-referenced) separate document or
not was still a little up in the air, but I was definitely under the
impression that there would be normative references involved if
wasn't placed directly in the main spec. My general feeling on that was
that we had agreed to put the ALTSVC frame, and mechanism for http://-over-TLS
in the main spec, with the new Alt-Svc header for HTTP/1.1 in a separate
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