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Zaheduzzaman Sarker's No Objection on draft-ietf-httpbis-semantics-16: (with COMMENT)

From: Zaheduzzaman Sarker via Datatracker <noreply@ietf.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 12:28:42 -0700
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Zaheduzzaman Sarker has entered the following ballot position for
draft-ietf-httpbis-semantics-16: No Objection

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Big thanks to editors and contributors of the this document.

I found this document to be very well written with right level of description
which surely makes the developer's life a bit easier, specially having all the
important considerations and recommendations in one place.

I have following observations -

* Server push is mentioned in section 1.2. I was expecting some descriptions in
this document on how the server push is realized specially using the methods
defined in this document.

* Section 4.2.2:  it says-

          "The origin server for an "https" URI is identified by the authority
   component, which includes a host identifier and optional port number
   ([RFC3986], Section 3.2.2).  If the port subcomponent is empty or not
given, TCP port 443 (the reserved port for HTTP over TLS) is the
   default.  "

      how does this default work with HTTP/3 which used UDP port 443?

* It felt like security consideration section missing considerations for the
TRACE method.  The section 9.3.8 says - "A client MUST NOT generate fields in a
TRACE request containing sensitive data" , I am just wondering is that good
enough warning.

* I support Roman's comment about the strength of the recommendation based on
the use of the verb “ought”. This might be a bit more confusing to the readers
with non-native English language background. I would suggest to use more
recommend or should or must in the entire document instead of "ought to".

* Lars provided very good input on editorial fixes/nits, I would skip mine and
hope his will be addressed by the editors.
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