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Re: SETTINGS_ENABLE_CONNECT_PROTOCOL and new protocols

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2021 18:13:43 +0100
To: David Schinazi <dschinazi.ietf@gmail.com>
Cc: Martin Thomson <mt@lowentropy.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20211103171343.GD13023@1wt.eu>
On Wed, Nov 03, 2021 at 10:05:31AM -0700, David Schinazi wrote:
> In general I much prefer the "try what you want to do and
> failover if you fail" approach over the "ask for permission first" approach
> because the latter introduces time-to-check-to-time-of-use issues.

Yeah, that's exactly the reason we went into that direction for
early-data :-)

It can sometimes be difficult to deal with on intermediaries, but with
a CONNECT you're not supposed to start sending your data anyway so I
think that retrying on a failure is much less difficult in this case.

Willy
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