Re: [dev] Re: Why HTTP is so bad?

From: Leon Winter <>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 00:08:20 +0200

Thorsten Glaser <> wrote:

> Doing anything else (well, file download is also okay),
> such as this XMLRPC crap, or even tunneling, over HTTP
> instead of just using plain TCP is probably the thing
> the original poster disagreed with. Me too, btw… it’s
> an illness of the age of the “webdesigner” ☹

For a special kind of hell, visit UPnP which is SOAP/XML on top of HTTP
on top of UDP which is broadcasted.
Less horrifying would be BOSH which is XMPP over HTTP.

We live in a very sad world when it comes to communication protocols.
Received on Thu May 23 2013 - 00:08:20 CEST

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