Ok, I have to ask...
what is an "internal dogfood environment"? Sounds smelly.
Microsoft has revealed it's a user of QUIC – the TCP successor that's integral to HTTP3 but hasn't quite excited too many folk beyond Google and Cloudflare. QUIC – an acronym for Quick UDP Internet Connections – is a Google emission from 2013 that aims to help the internet scale and speed up by offering an alternative to TCP's …
Exactly what I thought, good old MS EEE strategy.
I'm already scared they put a "ms" in front of it, which means they adapted it, screwed it up, will push to every desktop on the market, and break every core browser not using IE/Edge/Whatever they are pushing to users by default.
That whole MS Java Vs Sun thing turned out to be the reason that I couldn't get a legitimate copy of MS Visual C++ 6 from Microsoft.
I needed it to try and build some antique code I'd been asked to look at and I could get even older editions and, of course, newer ones but version 6 was completely missing.
Turns out it was bundled with the MS Java that the courts ruled they had to stop distributing (IIRC!).
An ISO was acquired via an older, well seasoned developer so it wasn't the end of the world. But certainly a nuisance
*sigh* Gonna be fun dealing with that as well as qQUIC. At least google have an ADMX template containg a GPO to disable it in Chrome. I bet Microsoft don't do the same as they love shoving their new tech down everyones throats :p. Probably be a case of blocking ports 80 and 443 UDP) again.
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