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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HTTP/2 naming convention
Date Mon, 01 Feb 2016 21:26:49 GMT
On Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 12:39 PM, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:

> 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.
>

I see, there is "h2" and "h2c"... well, I guess "httpcore5-h2" would work
if the only thing in there is really just h2/h2c. Otherwise, "http2" is
obvious and clear. Maybe "h2" will become better known as "oh, of course,
this is HTTP/2" in the future? Pardon my newness to h2! :-)

Gary


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> Oleg
>
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