Re: Time Precision

In message <>
, Greg Wilkins writes:

>It was not so much backwards compatibility as enforced forward
>compatibility. The WG was chartered to only support HTTP/1 semantics over a
>new wire protocol that was aimed at solving a moderately narrow (and poorly
>defined) set of protocol abuses and performance issues.
>For better or worse, fixing or enhancing the semantics of the protocol was
>out of scope.

... because that's the charter the WG wrote for itself.

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Received on Tuesday, 12 May 2015 11:25:13 UTC