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Re: [Bug-wget] About GSoC project: Support QUIC Protocol

From: Jay Bhavsar
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] About GSoC project: Support QUIC Protocol
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 23:51:15 +0530

Hello again.

I submitted a draft proposal for GSoC a while ago. I'm sharing the link[1]
here in hope to get some reviews and suggestions from the community so that
I can make it more precise. Thanks!


On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 1:12 AM, Jay Bhavsar <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hello Community!
> I'm Jay Bhavsar, a final year student from LDCE, Ahmedabd, India. I find
> this project very interesting and want to contribute further. I have made a
> few contributions and explored code base a little on my own. I am
> considering to apply for "Support QUIC Protocol". I have read this
> <https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WJvyZflAO2pq77yOLbp9NsGjC1CHetAXV8I0fQe-B_U/edit>
> specification, and understood most of it. And I'm planning to read further
> specifications from official site <https://quicwg.github.io/>.
> However, I have few questions about this project and I hope someone can
> help me out.
> 1.When should QUIC be used?
> I think all the requests should use TCP by default unless explicitly told
> to use QUIC by some flag. If we get  "Alternate-Protocol: 123:quic" in
> response header we should inform the user, close TCP connection and use
> QUIC instead. This behavior should modifiable with a flag. Is this the
> right approach?
> 2.How should it be implemented?
> I feel it should be implemented as part of libwget as family of functions
> (like TCP). Any suggestions?
> 3.What should be the expected results?
> It isn't specified formally on wiki page, but I think we should be able to
> communicate with HTTP using QUIC protocol. Is there something more to it?
> 4. And finally, Am I good enough? (What are the prerequisites?)
> I'm mostly familiar with C programming. I have some basic experience in
> socket programming as well. That being said, I have never implemented a C
> library. I have used many, modified some, but implemented none. Will I be
> able to handle this project?
> I was also considering "JWT and JOSE support" project. Will it suit my
> skill set better? (I'm reading its official docs)
> Thanks. I'm really excited to be part of the community!
> Regards,
> Jay Bhavsar.

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