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Re: Port 80 deprecation

From: Paul Vixie <paul@redbarn.org>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2021 02:15:42 +0000
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20210603021542.wjwkk7kq4axoterj@family.redbarn.org>
On Thu, Jun 03, 2021 at 12:23:08AM +0000, Adrien de Croy wrote:
> 
> Let's not get ahead of ourselves.
> 
> Port 80 is still heavily used.
> 
> Suggest revisiting this idea in maybe 50 years.

TCP/80 will remain in use for vm-internal and hypervisor-scale API's
for much longer than 50 years. it's nice that we have a null-crypto
option on TCP/443 now, but negotiating that across shared silicon when
the endpoints all share a von neumann domain is complexity we would
never be grateful for. it may also have a long life on disconnected
LANs.

so, +2.

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Paul Vixie
Received on Thursday, 3 June 2021 02:16:20 UTC

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