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Re: draft-montenegro-httpbis-uri-encoding

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:41:31 +0000
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
cc: Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot@laposte.net>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Gabriel Montenegro <gabriel.montenegro@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <36543.1395412891@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <532C4E6C.1070802@gmx.de>, Julian Reschke writes:

>> What happened to the KISS principle ?
>It died when we agreed that we want to be able to gateway between 1.* 
>and 2.*, and not ever break existing semantics.
>Essentially, HTTP/2 is only a new wire format, and it inherits all 
>legacy not related to the wire format from 1.1.

Then I'd like to offer two proposals:

1. Rename the current drafts "HTTP/1.2" to indicate that all the
   crap will be the same.

2. Start working on a real HTTP/2.0 protocol, which tries to solve
   the actual problems with HTTP/1.x

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