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Re: [PATCH v2] HTTPv2 allow client to control transaction name in protocol

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2011 11:35:46 +0000

Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> writes:

> The proxy is the one altering the request/response flow. From the
> server's standpoint, the client (in this case, the proxy) already
> knows the name. Why should the server tell it what it already knows?
> Why should it put that useless information onto the wire?

It's convenient to implement it that way, a very simple change in the
client send path allows testing the client recieve path. If the server
doesn't send the header then testing will require a more complicated
client change, or the use of a proxy that sends the header.

Received on 2011-03-09 12:36:26 CET

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