Re: SETTINGS_MIXED_SCHEME_PERMITTED | Re: I-D Action: draft-ietf-httpbis-http2-encryption-07.txt

Martin Thomson <>: (Wed Oct  5 15:43:13 2016)
> And now that I read this thread, I find that the point about origins
> over connections is pretty convincing.  I should read all before
> committing to mistakes :)
> However, perhaps there is some simplification to be salvaged.  I think
> that Mike's observation suggests that we can remove "tls-ports".  Once
> the TLS-enabled port acknowledges that it understand that it can
> receive requests for http://<foo> then maybe that's enough (in
> addition to it having a valid certificate, that is).
> And, while I'm on the topic, "lifetime" is a bit jarring now that we
> don't have a commitment.  To that end, a simpler formulation suggests
> itself:
> [ "", "" ]
> That should make Mark happy about not having to reconcile "lifetime"
> with the cache freshness lifetime.

I asked

> >> "tls-ports"  should perhaps now be "mixed-scheme-listeners"
> >> giving [ "alternative-server:port" ].

because should we really say that particular alternative server / port
combination for given origin supports http: -scheme over TLS.

Particular alternative server / port may be reverse proxy
where behind of it there is several origins on different servers.

But also for particular origin there may be several 
alternative servers which are not equal.


/ Kari Hurtta

Received on Wednesday, 5 October 2016 13:36:58 UTC