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Poul Henning-Kamp said many of the same things when this came up last time, and I agree with both of you.

https://www.varnish-cache.org/docs/trunk/phk/http20.html

IMO, a HTTP 2.0 standard based on SPDY is a small but meaningful illustration of the divergence from an idealistic egalitarianism to an oligarchy of a handful of huge organizations. The issues at stake here are basically monetary for Google and a few other companies. There's very little technical finesse here despite the added complexity, and certainly little to no reimagining or benefits to the vast majority of independent site operators or web developers.




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