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[] (0) Update WebSocket to use ports 80 and 443 instead of 81 and 815…

…, on advice from IANA.

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<div class=head>
<p><a class=logo href=http://www.whatwg.org/ rel=home><img alt=WHATWG src=/images/logo></a></p>
<h1>HTML5</h1>
- <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id=draft-standard-&mdash;-1-september-2009>Draft Standard &mdash; 1 September 2009</h2>
+ <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id=draft-standard-&mdash;-2-september-2009>Draft Standard &mdash; 2 September 2009</h2>
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@@ -71436,9 +71436,10 @@ interface <dfn>WebSocket</dfn> {
only relationship to HTTP is that its handshake is interpreted by
HTTP servers as an Upgrade request.</p>
- <p>The Web Socket protocol by default uses port 81 for regular
- Web Socket connections and port 815 for Web Socket connections
- tunneled over TLS.</p>
+ <p>Based on the expert recommendation of the IANA<!-- [IANA #257455]
+ -->, the Web Socket protocol by default uses port 80 for regular Web
+ Socket connections and port 443 for Web Socket connections tunneled
+ over TLS.</p>
<h6>Establishing a connection</h6>
@@ -71447,24 +71448,14 @@ interface <dfn>WebSocket</dfn> {
<p>There are several options for establishing a Web Socket connection.</p>
- <p>The simplest method is to use port 81 to get a direct connection
- to a Web Socket server. However, this port may be blocked by
- firewalls.</p>
-
- <p>The second simplest method is to use TLS encryption and port 815
- to connect directly to a Web Socket server. This is the preferred
- solution, as it is secure and correct. However, TLS encryption can
- be computationally expensive, and port 815 might also be blocked by
- firewalls.</p>
-
- <p>To avoid firewalls, ports 80 and 443 might be used instead. These
- are the HTTP and HTTPS ports. Port 80 traffic, however, will often
- be intercepted by HTTP proxies, which can lead to the connection
+ <p>The simplest method is to use port 80 to get a direct connection
+ to a Web Socket server. Port 80 traffic, however, will often be
+ intercepted by HTTP proxies, which can lead to the connection
failing to be established.</p>
- <p>Port 443, using encryption, is therefore the most reliable
- solution. It is unlikely to be blocked by a firewall or intercepted
- by a proxy. However, again, TLS encryption can be computationally
+ <p>The second simplest method is to use TLS encryption and port 443
+ to connect directly to a Web Socket server. This has the advantage
+ of being more secure; however, TLS encryption can be computationally
expensive.</p>
<p>When a connection is to be made to a port that is shared by an
@@ -71491,7 +71482,7 @@ interface <dfn>WebSocket</dfn> {
<pre>GET /demo HTTP/1.1
Upgrade: WebSocket
Connection: Upgrade
-Host: example.com:81
+Host: example.com
Origin: http://example.com
WebSocket-Protocol: sample</pre>
@@ -71587,7 +71578,7 @@ WebSocket-Protocol: sample</pre>
<li><p>If there is no explicit <var title="">port</var>, then: if
<var title="">secure</var> is false, let <var title="">port</var>
- be 81, otherwise let <var title="">port</var> be 815.</p></li>
+ be 80, otherwise let <var title="">port</var> be 443.</p></li>
<li><p>Let <var title="">resource name</var> be the value of the
<span title="url-path">&lt;path&gt;</span> component (which might
@@ -71629,8 +71620,8 @@ WebSocket-Protocol: sample</pre>
title="">url</var>.</li>
<li>If the <var title="">secure</var> flag is false and port is
- not 81, or if the <var title="">secure</var> flag is true and
- port is not 815, then append the string "<code title="">:</code>"
+ not 80, or if the <var title="">secure</var> flag is true and
+ port is not 443, then append the string "<code title="">:</code>"
followed by <var title="">port</var> to <var
title="">url</var>.</li>
@@ -71861,15 +71852,11 @@ Proxy-authorization: Basic ZWRuYW1vZGU6bm9jYXBlcyE=</pre>
<p>For example, if the server had a username and password that
applied to <code title="">http://example.com/socket</code>, and
the Web Socket was being opened to <code
- title="">ws://example.com:80/socket</code>, it could send
+ title="">ws://example.com/socket</code>, it could send
them:</p>
<pre>Authorization: Basic d2FsbGU6ZXZl</pre>
- <p>However, it would not send them if the Web Socket was being
- opened to <code title="">ws://example.com/socket</code>, as that
- uses a different port (81, not 80).</p>
-
</div>
</li>
@@ -72505,13 +72492,13 @@ Proxy-authorization: Basic ZWRuYW1vZGU6bm9jYXBlcyE=</pre>
<p>For instance:</p>
- <pre>WebSocket-Location: ws://example.com:80/demo</pre>
+ <pre>WebSocket-Location: ws://example.com/demo</pre>
</div>
<p class="note">Do not include the port if it is the default port
- for Web Socket protocol connections of the type in question (81 for
- unencrypted connections and 815 for encrypted connections).</p>
+ for Web Socket protocol connections of the type in question (80 for
+ unencrypted connections and 443 for encrypted connections).</p>
<p>Send another CRLF pair (0x0d 0x0a).</p>
@@ -72803,12 +72790,6 @@ Proxy-authorization: Basic ZWRuYW1vZGU6bm9jYXBlcyE=</pre>
</dl>
- <h6>Registration of ports 81 and 815</h6>
-
- <p>See IANA ticket #257454 for port 81 and IANA ticket #257455 for
- port 815.</p>
-
-
<h6>Registration of the "WebSocket" HTTP Upgrade keyword</h6>
<dl>

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