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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 11:43:40 +0000

Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com> writes:

> 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.

And it may be more convenient for the proxy as well, but I've not looked
at any proxy implementations so I can't say for certain.

-- 
Philip
Received on 2011-03-09 12:44:16 CET

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