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Re: Call for Adoption: HTTP/2 Bis

From: Dmitri Tikhonov <dtikhonov@litespeedtech.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2020 08:20:40 -0500
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Cc: Ian Swett <ianswett@google.com>, Tommy Pauly <tpauly@apple.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Message-ID: <20201221132040.GB60655@okhta>
On Sun, Dec 20, 2020 at 07:51:11AM +0100, Willy Tarreau wrote:
>   - a lot of server-side users don't want to disclose what technologies
>     they are using, and try hard to limit the visible signatures outside.
>     By having a server start to emit random frame types, it will
>     inevitably sign itself.

This is true.

> If we could figure a way to make GREASE provide some benefit to server-side
> users and encourage voluntary deployment, that would be nice. For example,
> having search engines improve the ranking when greasing is detect could be
> very effective for this. Just an idea.

This does not seem very voluntary!  Google says "jump!", website owners
say "how high?"

  - Dmitri.
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