[hybi] <draft-ietf-hybi-thewebsocketprotocol-10> Sec-WebSocket-Key needed?

Alexander Yastrebov <menone7@gmail.com> Wed, 20 July 2011 11:57 UTC

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>   The WebSocket protocol is an independent TCP-based protocol.  Its
>   only relationship to HTTP is that its handshake is interpreted by
>   HTTP servers as an Upgrade request.

If it independent protocol, then say me why it send messages
with "HTTP/1.1"? If change this part (example "WSOCK/0.11") then
security issues with XmlHttpRequest disappear. Do not supporting
WebSocket servers MUST answer "400 Bad Request". But separate one
from another is very simple. And the need for such a complicated
handshake disappears. No?