HTTP/2 Support?

Joe Orton joe at manyfish.co.uk
Thu Mar 7 17:32:38 EST 2019


On Thu, Mar 07, 2019 at 12:51:40PM -0500, Craig Andrews wrote:
> Are there plans to add HTTP/2 support for Neon?
> 
> HTTP/2 was specifically designed to speed up the case where there are many
> small requests as is the case with HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Therefore, I
> strongly suspect that it would also speed up WebDAV with its many small
> requests (PROPFIND, LOCK, PROPPATCH, etc).

It could probably be done (and would be a fun project), but I seriously 
doubt it makes sense. To adapt neon to take advantage of the HTTP/2 
(multiple streams etc) would require new API, and you might as well just 
code against nghttp2 directly.

Regards, Joe



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