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Re: [UPGRADE]: What's left?

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2015 08:19:17 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnVCzityDd1LqG7xcKYPEyJRp6iOdZT1S=z2Sqr8xWSHsA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ilya Grigorik <igrigorik@google.com>
Cc: Mike West <mkwst@google.com>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
On 11 March 2015 at 11:42, Ilya Grigorik <igrigorik@google.com> wrote:
> There is a difference. In the 200+implicit redirect case, presumably the UA
> wouldn't even render the content of http response, but it's still forced to
> download it, which means the user is incurring bytes without even being
> aware of it.

Not necessarily.  It's likely small consolation, but HTTP/2 would
allow a browser that is probing the http:// resource to open a receive
window of zero.  That would allow the headers to be sent and examined
before wasting more bytes.
Received on Thursday, 12 March 2015 15:19:43 UTC

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