[swift-server-dev] HTTP Parser

Helge Heß me at helgehess.eu
Fri Nov 4 14:16:52 CDT 2016

On 4 Nov 2016, at 20:11, Logan Wright via swift-server-dev <swift-server-dev at swift.org> wrote:
> That said, even if we do end up doing that short term, I'd like to include plans or at least intentions to do things in Swift. I (and I'm sure many of us) generally prefer working in Swift because it's safe, succinct, and clean. We also have several instances of existing HTTP parsers we could pull from, it's not like we're starting from 0 as a group.
> For HTTP2, I think everyone is in agreement that a c library is the way to go. I'd like to give HTTP a bit more time for opinions to come in.

I’m not entirely sure why you have double standards here. Why would you come up with a safe, succinct and clean HTTP/1.x parser but not do the same for HTTP/2?


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