Re: http/2 test framework

Mark Nottingham <> Mon, 13 May 2013 02:09 UTC

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+1. I've been waiting for the spec to settle down a bit before beginning this; however, I'd like to start by (or at least near) the SF F2F.

On 13/05/2013, at 7:56 AM, 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.

Mark Nottingham