Re: [hybi] Last Call: <draft-ietf-hybi-thewebsocketprotocol-10.txt> (The WebSocket protocol) to Proposed Standard

Mark Andrews <marka@isc.org> Sat, 23 July 2011 21:23 UTC

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In message <4E28A51F.4020704@callenish.com>om>, Bruce Atherton writes:
>
> I admit that I find it a little troubling to use MUST for the client to 
> follow this procedure as there is a burden on implementers to understand 
> how to code this since it isn't done by default in the standard 
> libraries the way that ordinary name resolution is. Making it the 
> recognized best practice with a SHOULD would be preferable all else 
> being equal.
 
No.  MUST is what is needed.  It's a new protocol.  Do what's best from
day one.

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