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

From: David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2014 10:21:31 +0800
Cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, "Julian F. Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>

On 20140702, at 10:11 AM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:

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

That gives applications a tough choice.

Perhaps the corresponding non-pseudo header should always be a fallback, implemented at the API level, if the pseudo header is absent?

Im not clear on what appeal pseudo headers currently have at all, except to a punctuation fetish.
Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2014 02:22:16 UTC

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