Re: [hybi] I-D Action: draft-ietf-hybi-thewebsocketprotocol-09.txt

Greg Wilkins <gregw@intalio.com> Tue, 21 June 2011 04:26 UTC

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2011/6/21 Ian Fette (イアンフェッティ) <ifette@google.com>om>:
> The request MUST include a header with the name "Sec-WebSocket-
>         Version".  The value of this header MUST be 8. _Note: Although a
>         draft -09 was published, as -09 was comprised of editorial
>         changes and not changes to the wire protocol, 9 was not used as
>         a valid value for Sec-WebSocket-Version.  This value was
>         reserved in the IANA registry but was not and will not be used.


oops - I just saw that.

However we still need to decide if/when we will be dropping this field
or converting it to something like

   Sec-WebSocket-Version: 1.0

I know some think versioning is an anti pattern, but it has proved
invaluable in handling multiple client versions.


cheers