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Re: Invalid HTTP2 preface handling?

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 07:08:11 +0100
To: Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com>
Cc: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20150211060811.GA9759@1wt.eu>
Hi Greg,

On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 03:15:38PM +1100, Greg Wilkins wrote:
> Anyway, I've got my answer.  There is no specific threat, just a preference
> to not allow such a simple upgrade/downgrade for the sake of prudence.    I
> can accept that and while I'm still considering supporting a preface based
> version switch, it will be a use-at-own-risk private feature.

In fact, we all want to be strict on this in order to ensure that no lazy
implementer would notice it works well without the preface and decides not
to emit it. That's where the trouble could start.

Cheers,
Willy
Received on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 06:08:49 UTC

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