Re: http/2 test framework

James M Snell <> Mon, 13 May 2013 02:55 UTC

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Definitely interested in helping out on this also. Will have to see
what the schedule and plan is in late June, however.

On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 2:56 PM, William Chan (陈智昌)
<> wrote:
> I know we talked about this at the last interim meeting, but as far as I
> know, nothing has happened on this front. Has anyone started on this yet?
> I'd love to see us make progress on this front. I also think that this will
> help clarify corners of the spec, since everytime we raise an ambiguity, we
> really oughta write a test for it.
> Here are my rough thoughts here:
> * Again, host all code/configuration on github, probably in the http2
> organization again
> * Run a http2 test server in EC2. Host client test on it
> * Have code for a server test. Uses a test client and a set of test pages.
> Servers must host the pages at well defined paths.
> * Um, think something up for proxies. Not hard, but I'm running outta time
> here.
> Mostly, I want to get people thinking about this and wanted to see who's
> interested in working on this. I actually don't want to work on it since as
> many people know, I'm technically part-time (20%) employed now
> hacking/traveling. But if no one steps up to contribute here, I will
> probably do so. That would be terrible because I'm busy traveling most of
> the time, and if people left it up to me, I would write everything in Go
> just to learn it. I know Mark has some basic SPDY code in Python that would
> be a good foundation for this work.
> So yeah, let's get started on this testing thing. I think it's important.