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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: HTTP/2 naming convention
Date Mon, 01 Feb 2016 20:39:44 GMT
On Mon, 2016-02-01 at 10:36 -0800, Gary Gregory wrote:
> Hi All:
> 
> Cool to see HTTP/2 coming down the pike.
> 
> I see a new module for HTTP2 and while I realize that this is fresh code,
> I'd like to talk about naming.
> 
> I see types with the "H2" prefix, others with "Http2" and others with no
> prefix.
> 
> I find the module name "httpcore5-h2" and "H2" in general not great.
> 
> How about "http2core5" and a "Http2" prefix where we need one?
> 
> I know there is virtually no risk of confusing HTTP code with the H2
> database, but H2 does not say much to me.
> 
> Thank you,
> Gary
> 

Hi Gary

Actually according to the protocol spec "h2" is the standard protocol
identifier for HTTP/2.

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc7540#section-3.1

I personally find "http2core5" terrible. I would rather have
"httpcore5-http2" instead if "httpcore5-h2" is deemed confusing.

Oleg



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