Re: [hybi] Fwd: Gen-ART last call review of draft-ietf-hybi-thewebsocketprotocol-10

David Endicott <dendicott@gmail.com> Thu, 21 July 2011 03:18 UTC

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Subject: Re: [hybi] Fwd: Gen-ART last call review of draft-ietf-hybi-thewebsocketprotocol-10
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Thanks for this Peter.   I believe the reviewer actually summarized the
consensus of the dissenters rather well.


Summary:
> Not ready.
>


> Major issues:
>
> [Is GET/Upgrade appropriate?]
> [Huge buffers]
> [Why is masking necessary?]
> [Why only client-to-server masking?]
> [Unlimited buffering with fragmentation]
>
>

> Minor issues:
>
> [Setting protocol]
> [Use existing Origin header]
> [Need a reference to CORS]
> [Key is over-engineered]
>
>

> Nits / Editorial comments:
>
> [Why not plain sockets?]
> [Put the handshake section first]
>