Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] Reserved versions will "probably" never represent a real protocol? (#2430)

Martin Thomson <> Thu, 07 February 2019 02:18 UTC

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Use of that word was entirely intentional.  If there is certainty about this status, then it creates a temptation to apply certain optimizations that could be disruptive.  What if middleboxes cached Version Negotiation packets from servers and helpfully provided responses to greased connection attempts?

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