[jsr369-experts] RFC7239 support

From: Edward Burns <edward.burns_at_oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:15:40 -0700

>>>>> On Wed, 14 Sep 2016 09:13:44 +1000, Greg Wilkins <gregw_at_webtide.com> said:

GW> However, I think we could say something about how RFC7239 should be
GW> supported. In fact we could even provide methods to help decode those
GW> headers.

>>>>> On Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:19:22 -0700, Wenbo Zhu <wenboz_at_google.com> said:

WZ> How widely has this been adopted, do you know?

>>>>> On Wed, 14 Sep 2016 11:07:19 +1000, Greg Wilkins <gregw_at_webtide.com> said:

GW> I think it is now widely supported by servers, but it is not yet widely
GW> deployed.

GW> As the spec is rather straight forward, I see no reason for it not
GW> to slowly increase its penetration as proxies and load balancers are
GW> updated. Also any support we put in the spec could have support
GW> under the covers for the defacto standard headers and container
GW> enhancements.

Can someone please give us the TLDR on RFC7239?

How about a sketch of what methods we would like to see?


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