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Re: #536: clarify extensibility for :pseudo header fields

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2014 12:11:38 +1000
Cc: "Julian F. Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F5B31C27-8144-45BC-8722-179FA438FE24@mnot.net>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>

On 2 Jul 2014, at 3:49 am, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 30 June 2014 23:47, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>>> 2) Make the list of acceptable :headers static with respect to the ALPN
>>> token
>> 
>> ...which would still allow revising HTTP/2, adding new pseudo header fields.
> 
> That.  An update can establish a registry if it likes.
> 
> I'm split between demanding RST_STREAM+PROTOCOL_ERROR or ignoring
> unknown values.  Slight preference for the former though.  I think
> that's consistent with Matthew's proposal.

+1 for hard fail.

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