From:  Chris Peterson <cpeterson@mozilla.com>
Date:  10 Feb 2015 15:48:15 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.dev.tech.network
Subject:  

Re: Removing SPDY?

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Thanks, Patrick. That sounds like a good plan. :)




On 2/9/15 6:46 PM, Patrick McManus wrote:
> Heh - I've gotten this question a lot today :)
>
> Yes, chrome seems to be getting lots of retweets for saying they'll remove
> a feature in favor of another feature they aren't even shipping yet :) For
> anyone reading that doesn't know, the release channel is already offering
> the same http/2 support Chrome hopes to rolli out in the next few weeks.
>
> Instead of declaring an arbitrary date for spdy removal, when the h2
> ecosystem is up to the task, we'll withdraw spdy as well. We help with the
> testing, development, and evangelism of the open standard all the time and
> will continue to help push the process along as a top priority.
>
> Unilaterally dropping a protocol that is being used to advantage by folks
> like facebook, cloudflare, and Yahoo! isn't doing our users any favors.
> We'll work with servers to move towards a standards track and then make the
> change when h2 deployment is a reasonable choice in a variety of server
> side protocol stacks. Maybe that will be sooner than chrome, maybe later -
> but it will be when the market is ready.
>
> -Patrick
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 8:35 PM, Chris Peterson 
> wrote:
>
>> When does Mozilla plan to deprecate and remove SPDY? Google announced [1]
>> that they plan to remove Chrome support in early 2016. Microsoft has
>> already removed IE support from Windows 10 Technical Preview [2].
>>
>>
>> chris
>>
>>
>> [1] https://blog.chromium.org/2015/02/hello-http2-goodbye-
>> spdy-http-is_9.html
>> [2] http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2014/10/08/http-2-the-
>> long-awaited-sequel.aspx#10563654
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