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Re: GOAWAY clarification

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:56:14 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnVV4SLh5GSWFwdNztg3Fh44mq40tbv+PjbSqB+An2Rbsg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mike Bishop <Michael.Bishop@microsoft.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Thanks Mike,

On 23 March 2015 at 11:54, Mike Bishop <Michael.Bishop@microsoft.com> wrote:
> One inconsistency in the revised text:  You still say at line 2444 that initiating new requests "is inadvisable."  It's not just inadvisable, it's MUST NOT at line 2353.


> I'll also note that the seamless hand-off is a perfect reason for the DRAINING frame extension that was also floated during that discussion -- DRAINING could be defined as a hint that the client should spin up a secondary connection because a GOAWAY is coming soon.  No harm if the client doesn't understand or obey it -- the loss is strictly its own.

That sounds like a great plan to me.  I look forward to someone
proposing this extension some day.
Received on Monday, 23 March 2015 19:56:41 UTC

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