HTTP-over-QUIC to be renamed HTTP/3

Found on ZD Net on Tuesday, 13 November 2018
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Google wants QUIC to slowly replace both TCP and UDP as the new protocol of choice for moving binary data across the Internet, and for good reasons, as test have proven that QUIC is both faster and more secure because of its encrypted-by-default implementation (current HTTP-over-QUIC protocol draft uses the newly released TLS 1.3 protocol).

QUIC was proposed as a draft standard at the IETF in 2015, and HTTP-over-QUIC, a re-write of HTTP on top of QUIC instead of TCP, was proposed a year later, in July 2016.

That would requite every server, client, firewall, router and whatever else to be upgraded or replaced. Seeing how fast IPv6 is catching on, this won't happen anytime soon.