It can be easy, after doing something for many years, to forget the original one's original constraints. We continue to accrue processes and practices, spackling over the cracks in our thinking. In this newsletter, Phil Sturgeon drops a reality check. Just how much of our API design is an outgrowth of HTTP/1.1's limitations? And what streamlining is at our disposal with HTTP/2?
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