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

Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@isode.com> Sun, 24 July 2011 15:19 UTC

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Subject: Re: [hybi] Last Call: <draft-ietf-hybi-thewebsocketprotocol-10.txt> (The WebSocket protocol) to Proposed Standard
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Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Thu Jul 21 18:18:31 2011, David Endicott wrote:
>> It is my opinion that name resolution (however done) is outside the 
>> purview
>> of WS.   It may be handled in any number of ways by the client, and must
>> happen *before* WS establishes it's TCP connection and begins 
>> handshaking.
>
> The URI scheme is defined here, and absolutely must explain whether 
> it's a host (for direct address lookup), or a domain (for SRV).
>
> It's proven impossible, despite effort, to retrofit SRV onto HTTP; 
> there is no way it'll be possible to retrofit onto WS.
In my capacity of a WG participant:
+1